Sonos is the ultimate wireless home sound system brand introduced its two new products Sonos Era 300 and Sonos Era 100, their latest generation of smart speakers, marking a significant leap forward in sound and design innovation. The Era 300 is a groundbreaking speaker designed to deliver exceptional spatial audio with Dolby Atmos, while the Era 100 is an enhanced version of the best-selling Sonos One.
These speakers, meticulously crafted by award-winning artists and engineers, offer a more immersive listening experience with expanded connectivity and Trueplay™ technology. Notably, both Era 300 and Era 100 adhere to Sonos’ new responsible design standards, focusing on long-term serviceability, energy efficiency, and the use of post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials. These products will be available in India starting from October 20, 2023, with pre-orders open on sonos.com from October 15, 2023.
“In an age of constant background noise, quality listening matters more than ever. Our vision is to make listening an experience that is charged with feeling, and help our customers feel joy and vitality through their favorite music and audio content” said Patrick Spence, CEO of Sonos.
Era 300: A Revolutionary Spatial Audio Experience with Dolby Atmos
The Era 300 is a compact speaker that stands out with its remarkable audio performance, featuring Dolby Atmos technology that immerses listeners in sound:
Designed for Spatial Audio: The Era 300 features a sophisticated acoustic architecture, elegantly wrapped in an hourglass design. Every aspect of its design enhances the direction and dispersion of sound, enveloping listeners in a rich audio experience.
Surreal Surround Sound: When used as home theater rears, Era 300 delivers multi-channel surround sound. Pairing two speakers with Arc or Beam (Gen 2) creates an immersive Dolby Atmos experience for movie enthusiasts.
Deep Industry Collaboration: Sonos collaborated closely with artists and creators, including Sonos Soundboard members, to fine-tune the Era 300, ensuring that listeners enjoy studio-quality sound that stays true to the artist’s intent.
Sonos Era 300 will be available in India from October 20, 2023, at a price of INR 54,999, with pre-orders starting on October 15, 2023.
Era 100: Reimagining a Leading Icon
The Era 100 is a compact speaker, only slightly larger than its predecessor, the Sonos One. It comes with updated hardware and software, delivering detailed stereo sound and deep bass:
Now in Stereo: Two angled tweeters disperse crisp high frequencies to the left and right, creating a rich stereo experience. A larger midwoofer adds depth to the bass, a surprising feature for a compact speaker.
Small Yet Powerful: With its slim, modern design, Era 100 complements any bookshelf, kitchen counter, desk, or nightstand.
Customizable System: Enhance your movie nights by adding two Era 100 speakers as rears to your soundbar, creating a surround sound system. Alternatively, pair two Era 100 speakers for room-filling stereo sound.
Sonos Era 100 will be available in India from October 20, 2023, at a price of INR 29,999, with pre-orders starting on October 15, 2023.
Premium, Responsible Design
Both Era 100 and Era 300 embody Sonos’ timeless acoustic-driven design philosophy while embracing eco-friendly principles and innovations:
More Sustainable Sound: These speakers are constructed using post-consumer recycled (PCR) plastic and packaged in 100% sustainably sourced paper. They are designed to reduce power consumption and feature an advanced sleep function.
Built to Last: Both speakers are designed for long-term serviceability, reducing the use of adhesives and utilizing screws for easy disassembly and repair.
Bold New UI: Era 100 and Era 300 come with an intuitive new user interface, including a capacitive volume slider for simple control. They offer various control options, including Sonos Voice Control, the Sonos app, Apple AirPlay 2, and Bluetooth®.
Upgraded Connectivity: You can stream audio via WiFi or Bluetooth and connect other audio devices, like a turntable, using an auxiliary cable and the Sonos Line-In Adapter.
Expanded Trueplay: Utilizing the microphone array in Era 100 and Era 300, Trueplay optimizes sound for your specific space, with a simple tap in the Sonos app, available to both Android and iOS users.
The Era family represents a significant step towards sustainable and immersive audio experiences, ensuring a lasting impact on the way we enjoy music and entertainment.