Sonos Beam Compact Smart Sound Bar with Voice Control

Model: BEAM1US1 UPC: 878269004264 Item: 2545

$299.00

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Sonos Beam Soundbar Overview

The Sonos Beam is smaller than most other soundbars, really smart, sets up as easy as 1-2-3, looks great, and – like any good soundbar – will make your TV sound 100xs better. And though the Beam is, technically, a soundbar… what Sonos really made is a multi-talented portal designed to listen to humans, obey, and execute any number of exciting possibilities. Control your TV, your shows, your songs – plus any smart home devices – with simple voice commands, thanks to built-in Amazon Alexa (and soon, Google Assistant). The Beam is Apple AirPlay compatible so you can stream music from your iOS device. And oh yeah, the Beam makes your TV and music collection sound great, too, for a lot less than you’d think. Read our take on the Beam here.

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Product highlights:

  • Smart soundbar with Amazon Alexa built-in
  • Apple AirPlay compatible (iOS devices 11.4 and higher)
  • Connects to your home’s Wi-Fi network
  • Control your TV, all your music, and any smart home devices by voice alone. Or use the Sonos app or your TV remote (any remote, really).
  • HDMI ARC lets you instantly pair your remote and control your TV with your voice
  • Only two cords are needed to get the Beam up and running: one for power and one for the TV
  • The dialog clarity speech enhancement option = no more subtitles.
  • Five far-field microphones hear you no matter where you are – even over very loud music.
  • LED microphone light indicates when Alexa is on or off (If you want privacy, just turn the Beam’s microphone off)
  • Optical audio adapter included to connect to your TV to support Dolby Digital and stereo
  • Top-panel touch controls for changing volume, songs, etc.
  • Dimensions: 2.7” (H) x 3.94”(D) x 25.625”(W)
  • Weight: 6.2 lbs
  • Warranty: 1 year (World Wide Stereo is an authorized dealer for every brand we sell)
  • World Wide Stereo 60-day guarantee and expert product support

TV’s newest star: the Sonos Beam with Amazon Alexa

The Sonos Beam is the second (and most advanced) soundbar from Sonos, and it represents the best of their 3-part mission: great wireless sound,  smart-streaming multi-room audio, and total control over all – by voice or using the Sonos app. The big story here: though technically a soundbar built to make your TV sound significantly better, the Beam has what it takes to control pretty much everything, with two major perks: 1) The Sonos Beam costs about half as much as similarly equipped soundbars, and 2) the Beam is smaller – and much better-looking – than most other soundbars. Plus it’s 1-2-3 easy to set up, plus it plays nicely with other components – there’s a lot to like here.

The Sonos Beam makes your TV sound awesome.

Though the Sonos Beam will play anything – movies, shows, music, radio, podcasts, audiobooks, games, AirPlay, and over 60 music services –  its principal job is about making your TV sound great. Inside, five Class-D digital amps are tuned to make the most of the speaker drivers, which include four full-range woofers for mid to low frequencies, and a Sonos tweeter for making on-screen dialogue crystal clear. (“Hey dad, you can turn off the subtitles now.”) Further, three passive radiators stir the air inside to add warmth, and the net effect is impressive. Sonos has been all about great sounding audio since day 1, and the Beam follows suit.

Fill small to medium-sized rooms with rich audio.

Naturally the smaller-sized Beam performs best in a smaller size room, such as a bedroom, small family room, or den. And you can always beef things a bit up by adding the Sonos wireless SUB for fuller, richer sound.

Sono’s most advanced speaker yet.

Even just out of the box, the Beam is an extraordinarily smart, smart speaker. Amazon Alexa is built-in and on call 24/7 to do your bidding, and she only gets smarter as time goes by. Further, the Beam pairs easily with any remote, and comes with just two cords: one for power and one for the TV.

Like all things Sonos, the Beam can control other speakers in the house, wirelessly, wherever they are. You can issue commands by voice, remote or app… and play different songs in different rooms, raise or lower volume on any speaker, turn components on or off, and so on. And now, with Alexa onboard, possibilities abound, including some that have nothing to do with music or TV — get news and weather updates, turn on the lights in the kitchen, and more.

The Beam is AirPlay compatible, so you can stream music directly from your iPad, iPhone, or Mac. What's more: Google Assistant is coming soon.

HDMI ARC connectivity.

Of note: the TV connection is HDMI-ARC, which is how Sonos gets other components in your system to work together on command, seamlessly, whether individually or as one. Check to see if your TV has HDMI-ARC. If not, the workaround is an optical audio adapter (included) that connects the Sonos Beam to the optical port on your TV. (Though Alexa TV voice commands do not work with the optical adapter.)

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The Sonos Beam is smaller than most sound bars, attractive in a less-is-more way, and easy to set up and operate. And with Alexa onboard plus the HDMI-ARC connection, the Beam is without question the smartest soundbar on the market today… and great company, too. (Interesting: recently, Alexa rolled out 2,776 new voice skills in one month alone.) Even if you’re just looking for something to make your TV and music sound better, the Sonos Beam does it really well. Of course, should you ever want to use all those smart skills in the future… they’re there.

Specifications

Specifications

  • Dimensions: 25.62" x 3.94" x 2.7"
  • Amazon Alexa voice control
  • Bluetooth

What's in the Box

What's in the Box:

  • Beam Compact Smart Soundbar
  • Power cord
  • HDMI cable
  • Optical audio adapter
  • Flat Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Warranty information

Reviews

Customer Reviews for Sonos Beam Compact Smart Sound Bar with Voice Control

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Outstanding Soundbar
The Sonos Beam Soundbar is an impressive product. Like all Sonos speakers, the Beam is packaged nicely and easy to get up and running. The Beam interfaces with your tv via the included HDMI cable to your tv's "ARC" HDMI connection. The sound is extremely rich and clear. Through the Sonos app, there's a room specific calibration, eq, night mode and voice enhancement settings. The Beam Soundbar, as expected, produce a much richer sound than the TV speakers. I wouldn't hesitate to buy this Soundbar again.
November 13, 2020
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November 2020 Purchase
I've had my Beam for a couple of weeks now and the reviews online are accurate. It's a great soundbar for a family room TV - and music sounds good with no other speakers. This is my first Sonos purchase and I must acknowledge the excellent quality. I am thinking of adding a Sonos 1 behind my chair to add even more sound and to keep the wife happy with a lower volume. Recommended.
November 13, 2020
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Very Good Product on Most Features
I was skeptical about the wireless internet connection versus bluetooth, but I think Sonos made an awesome call with the direction on this product. Easy to install. Good quality sound. The app is a little basic, and I'm not a huge fan on the limited equalizer settings when boasting the speech enhancement feature. Now that could be an issue with some of the content I've watched on it being mixed poorly, but I find myself constantly adjusting the volume and checking the app to make sure the settings haven't changed because video to video it's not performing as good as I had hoped. I am only writing the review because I've been bombarded with about 20 emails since purchase to do so.
November 12, 2020
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Excellent soundbar
Easy to setup and excellent sound. I don't know how, but it even creates surround sound on its own. VERY happy with this product!
November 12, 2020
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Not as good as I hoped
I set up the Beam with two model One speakers for our little home theatre in the living room expecting a pretty decent experience. This setup had been getting great reviews. I also used the Sonos room tuning feature with all three speakers. However what I got was just three speakers from three directions and no surround sound at all. Worst was a muddy and almost unintelligible center channel for the video dialog which meant turning on substitles just to follow the narrative. Perhaps I mis configured the setup but there isn't much variation in the setup so this has been a disappointment.
November 12, 2020
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Great Soundbar! Highly Recommend
I bought this soundbar back in August and wanted to try various sound outputs before writing a review. This soundbar has exceeded my expectations. I had been wanting to get a soundbar for some time but was never thrilled, It was hard to find a really good soundbar without spending a lot. The sound quality from this soundbar is better than a lot of the higher priced soundbars. If anyone were to ask me, I would tell them buy this one.
November 12, 2020
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Love the Beam Soundbar!
Probably the easiest electronics setup I've ever done and the sound is perfect. We thought about adding the sub, but once we heard the sound and bass from just the bar not even turned up halfway, we realized the sub would probably be too much for our apartment. I'm very impressed with they dynamic sounds that come through this speaker, no matter what we're listening to or watching.
November 11, 2020
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100% worth the $$
I had looked at many sounds bars and Sonos by far isn't the least expensive. However in this case more money means more better. The set up is a breeze and the sound quality is amazing. I set up another brand at my summer home and it pails in comparison. I will be adding more Sonia speakers to my home now.
November 11, 2020
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This speaker makes it much easier to hear voices on tv.
It was easy to set up and works great!
November 11, 2020
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Just shy of perfect
This one product allowed us to get rid of a receiver, two speakers, and an entire entertainment center opening up our living room. Sound quality is great and set up and installation couldn't have been much easier.
November 11, 2020
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Sonos speakers are well established products that fit into a stream lined and tech conscious lifestyle.
JORGE A on Jan 29, 2020
Sonos speakers are well established products that fit into a stream lined and tech conscious lifestyle.
JORGE A on Jan 29, 2020
Heard it was good quality and right color
Levi P on Nov 11, 2018
Heard it was good quality and right color
Levi P on Nov 11, 2018
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