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Sonos Beam

Sonos Beam
alaScore 96

24 reviews

Feb, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews of Sonos Beam. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the sound and size. The usability and price also get good feedback.

price, usability, size, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Sonos Beam is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Duncan Bell (t3.com)

Sonos Beam: feature-stuffed soundbar with Alexa is T3's #1 soundbar

 

Compact, feature-packed and sounding great, this multi-room speaker/home assistant/soundbar has won back-to-back T3 Awards

For the size and price, is a great-sounding soundbar ; Easy setup ; Can be expanded to support Sonos multi-room and/or 5.1 surround sound ; And there's AirPlay 2 ; AND bloody Alexa's onboard too!

Sonos doesn’t do Dolby Atmos ; Alexa still has numerous ‘quirks’ ; You will spin rapidly down the expensiveness rabbit hole if you want to move up to the full 5.1/multi-room Sonos works

Jun, 2019

Expert review by : Olivia Tambini (techradar.com)

Hands on: TCL RAY-DANZ soundbar review

 

At a first glance, you might think that TCL's latest soundbar , the RAY-DANZ is just like any other – look a little closer, and you'll notice that the speaker grille only takes up the middle third of the bar itself, giving it a somewhat hollow...

Dolby Atmos Subwoofer included Powerful sound

Clunky design

This soundbar's unique design means that TCL has made Dolby Atmos relatively affordable, and powerful drivers mean that it the RAY-DANZ can easily fill your living room with sound. However, if you need your soundbar to look as a good as it sounds, you...

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Jake Tucker (expertreviews.co.uk)

Sonos Beam and six months of Spotify Premium for £329 with this phenomenal deal

 

Get your hands on one of the smartest soundbars out there in this Black Friday deal

With the push towards smart-tech in every aspect of life, why not get a soundbar that fits in? It's future-proofing, right?

Nov, 2019

TechAdvisor Recommended

Expert review by : Chris Martin (techadvisor.co.uk)

Sonos Beam

 

A Sonos soundbar is too expensive for many but the new Beam makes it affordable, plus brings new features. Here's our full Sonos Beam review.

Nov, 2018

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com)

Sonos Beam: Alexa, Google and Apple walk into a small, affordable sound bar

 

The Sonos Beam offers the flexibility to choose your own voice ecosystem in a TV sound bar package.

The Sonos Beam offers the promise of multiple voice assistants, with Amazon Alexa now and Google Assistant in the future. Its expansive sound can fill a small room. HDMI connectivity includes the ability to power up and control TV input switching via...

The lack of a subwoofer means the Beam lacks deep bass compared to sub-equipped competitors. You lose some connectivity options on TVs that lack ARC. Google Assistant hasn't been added yet.

Although some cheaper options sound better, Sonos Beam is a feature-packed, voice-operated sound bar with unmatched flexibility.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Sonos Beam review: A more-affordable, smarter soundbar option

 

If you've been reticent or reluctant to buy a soundbar until now, the Sonos Beam is a product that does everything it can to push you over that line.

Great price-point ; Easy setup ; Comprehensive compatibility

Not as big impact as the Playbar or Playbase ; No Google Assistant (yet)

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Josh Johnson (geekspin.co)

Google Assistant is (finally) coming to the Sonos One and Beam

 

After first teasing support for Google Assistant in 2017, Sonos just officially confirmed it will begin rolling out the new feature on the One and Beam starting next week. In a quarterly report to investors,

May, 2019

Expert review by : Max Mutter Steven Tata change comparison (techgearlab.com)

Sonos Beam Review

 

The Sonos Beam impressed in at pretty much every turn in our testing. Its sound quality isn't the very best we've encountered, but it certainly punches...

The is both a great soundbar and one of the best bases on which to build a multi-speaker system. If it's in your soundbar budget, we highly recommend it.

Aug, 2018

Expert review by : Ray Shaw (gadgetguy.com.au)

Review: Sonos Beam is a flexible little soundbar with style (Australian review)

 

The Sonos Beam is its $599 entry-level soundbar offering HDMI ARC sound input, Amazon Alexa integration, Airplay 2 and eventually Google Home. OK, let's

Great for what it is - a compact sounbd bar and part of the Sonos family

Don't buy it if you expect great things from Alexa

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Adam Clark Estes (gizmodo.com)

Sonos Beam Is a Great Smart Soundbar for Not Too Much Money

 

People who own Sonos speakers love their Sonos speakers. I'm one of them. In the three to four years that I've been living in the Sonos ecosystem, however, one big complaint was that I couldn't use Sonos for my TV unless I barfed up $700 for the Sonos...

Fantastic sound and fantastically easy to use

Fantastic sound and fantastically easy to use