Upcoming over-ear headphones will tackle the AirPods Max, which Apple has not but up to date. Sonos plans to supply the headphones in black and white, and options will embody voice management navigation and synchronization with Sonos audio system, soundbars, and subwoofers. Sonos plans to worth its over-ear headphones at $400 to $500, which is in line with the AirPods Max in addition to over-ear headphones from firms like Sony and Bose.
Bloomberg‘s report means that Sonos is not aiming to introduce a extra technical characteristic set than Apple supplies, with the corporate as an alternative specializing in customization and effective-tuning sound with a “Passport” app. Sonos has been engaged on the headphones for a number of years, and they’re set to be out there as early as April 2024. Sooner or later, the corporate might also develop a set of earbuds that will be comparable to the AirPods.
In late 2024 or 2025, Sonos will introduce a set-high streaming field akin to the Apple TV. The gadget will function a hub for Sonos audio tools with assist for Dolby Atmos and Dolby Imaginative and prescient, and it should supply apps and streaming providers very like present set-high containers.
Sonos is growing an Android-based mostly working system for the set-high field, anticipated to be priced someplace between $150 and $200. Talks are being carried out with cable firms about attainable stay tv choices, and Sonos might even create its personal video service.
Sonos is growing new amplifiers and in-ceiling audio system for skilled installers, a model of the Period 100 audio system for companies, and a excessive-finish TV sound bar that might be an replace to the Arc. For shoppers, Sonos is growing a brand new model of the Sub that may sync with the deliberate set-high field, alongside with an up to date Roam speaker.
Earlier this month, Sonos CEO Patrick Spence confirmed that Sonos is planning to enter a new product category that may “complement” present Sonos gadgets and that may “delight prospects and drive speedy income.” Sonos expects to generate greater than $100 million from new merchandise in 2024.