Audiophiles are sometimes dismissive of mainstream manufacturers and applied sciences. Take Sonos, the largest identify in wi-fi audio. Whereas many acknowledge their audio system sound good, it’s normally accompanied by a qualifier like “for a wi-fi speaker,” or “once I’m listening to music within the background.”

It’s been my expertise that wi-fi audio system are sometimes aggressive with some costlier conventional hi-fi audio system, regardless of their comfort – so now I wish to put that to the check. Immediately’s topic is the $399 Sonos Transfer, the corporate’s first transportable, IP56-rated, Bluetooth-enabled speaker. My colleague Callum Sales space beforehand supplied his ideas on the speaker right here – it’s value studying his evaluate for a broader perspective. I’m simply right here to speak in regards to the information.

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