Sonos Transfer 2 speaker brings stereo sound, double the battery life


The revamped Sonos Transfer 2 moveable speaker sports activities stereo sound, as much as 24 hours of battery life — twice that of its predecessor — and a slew of design modifications because the water resistant speaker’s preliminary launch 4 years in the past, the corporate stated Wednesday.

Sonos Transfer 2 turns into accessible September 20 for $449.

Sonos Transfer 2 moveable speaker

Sonos referred to as the brand new Transfer 2 speaker its “most sustainable moveable product so far and the primary to deliver stereo sound open air — from al fresco dinners and campfires beneath the celebrities to stadium tailgates and poolside events.”

“Since its 2019 launch, Transfer continues to be the best-selling speaker in its class because of its design, versatility and highly effective sound,” stated Sonos CEO Patrick Spence.

“We try to create sound experiences that encourage deeper connections irrespective of who we’re with or the place we’re,” he added. “Transfer 2 advances our dedication to immersive listening by bringing stereo sound to our hottest moveable, that includes the identical next-gen acoustics and design we debuted with the Period household.”

Premium moveable powerhouse

The black version is shown indoors on its charging base.
The black model is proven indoors on its charging base.
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Sonos stated Transfer 2 contains all-new {hardware} and software program with next-gen acoustics for extensive stereo sound and deep bass:

Transfer 2 comes with a very overhauled acoustic structure together with dual-tweeters that ship spacious stereo sound and crisp vocals permitting you to really feel the emotional cost of a reside efficiency. Really feel the beat from its precision-tuned woofer that produces deep, dynamic bass — even when listening open air.

The speaker options concurrent Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. That approach, you may “stream through Bluetooth to a stereo pair of Transfer 2 audio system when linked to WiFi or group Transfer 2 with the remainder of your Sonos system through Wi-Fi to crank your get together up a notch,” the corporate famous.

The speaker’s Trueplay tuning optimizes sound for the unit’s environment. And you may also join a turntable, pc or different audio supply utilizing the Sonos Line-In Adapter.

Transfer 2 affords double the playback time of the unique Transfer speaker, as much as 24 hours of battery life. An included USB-C port costs your telephone or different electronics on the go, too.

Transfer it round at will

When it's time to charge the speaker, just rest it on this base.
When it’s time to cost the speaker, simply relaxation it on this base.
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This model of the speaker comes with a removable charging base and a more-compact adapter to make it simpler to put anyplace you need, Sonos stated. When the speaker wants a cost, simply stick it on the bottom. And whenever you deliver it some other place, like exterior, the speaker stands by itself, after all.

Sonos stated the speaker carries an IP56 water- and dust-resistance ranking, and it may well survive unintended drops, splashes, rain, grime and solar publicity.

The brand new speaker is available in black and white, like the unique, but in addition a brand new olive coloration. The corporate identified Transfer 2 options the identical intuitive consumer interface as not too long ago launched, HomePod-challenging Period merchandise, “together with a capacitive quantity slider for easy management, or use Sonos Voice Management, Amazon Alexa, the Sonos app, Apple AirPlay2 and Bluetooth to play, pause, test your battery, and extra.”

And Transfer 2 will get factors for sustainability. It reduces idle vitality use by greater than 40%, contains recycled plastics in its construct and includes a detachable and replaceable battery to increase its life cycle earlier than it’s recycled.

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