Sonos to Release New Hardware This Fall, Sends Out Media Invites

According to a report by The Verge, Sonos is getting ready to introduce new hardware later this year and for that, it has today sent out media invites for a briefing scheduled for later this month that will focus on the company’s plans for the fall.

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Earlier this year, Bloomberg reported that Sonos has been developing its own pair of wireless headphones but since then, there has been no word regarding such a product. If true, it would mark an entirely new product category for the company. 

Sonos could also announce upgrades for its existing devices, including the second-gen Play:5, its most premium and best-sounding speaker, which was launched almost 4 years ago. It is believed that Sonos may add a voice mic array to it the same way it did with the Sonos One.

“A revived Play:3 could be another possibility, but I’m not sure how interested Sonos is in filling that middle zone between the Sonos One and Play:5 or if it’s even a category worth pursuing. The Play:3, introduced back in 2011, was quietly discontinued last year.

As for the company’s other speakers, it’s a toss-up. Sonos already has the Beam, Playbar, and Playbase covering the living room.”

Would you like to see a new Sonos speaker or a pair of high-end wireless headphones?

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