Sonos Sub Mini subwoofer leaks in app as smaller – hopefully cheaper – model


Sonos has inadvertently confirmed the existence of a smaller, possible cheaper subwoofer for individuals who aren’t within the Gen 3 Sub. The brand new mannequin was revealed within the Sonos app on a web page that particulars including a second subwoofer to a Sonos audio setup. Although the corporate hasn’t but formally introduced the mannequin, the menu reveals a few key particulars.

Sonos introduced the Gen 3 Sub subwoofer in Could 2020 alongside its then-new Arc soundbar. The big square-shaped subwoofer stays obtainable to buy, enriching one’s dwelling leisure expertise, however with a considerable price ticket of $749 USD. That’s too excessive of a value for some customers to justify, which can be the place the leaked Sub Mini is available in.

The Sub Mini’s existence was confirmed within the Sonos app, at the very least primarily based on a screenshot shared by Reddit person S114HED within the Sonos subreddit. The screenshot is from Sonos’ “Fast Assist” documentation on connecting a second Sub to at least one’s current audio setup, the help for which was launched in December 2020.

Sonos app screenshot

S114HED/Reddit

The Sub Mini is talked about twice within the screenshot, together with a visible description of the machine: a “smaller, cylindrical subwoofer” in comparison with the bigger and cube-shaped Gen 3 Sub. Sadly, the Sub Mini can’t be added as a second subwoofer to an audio setup that already has a Sub unit. Although the Sub Mini has appeared within the Sonos app, it stays unannounced and the corporate hasn’t but commented on the leak.

One other key element nonetheless lacking is the Sub Mini’s value, although it’s very possible it’ll value lower than the expensive Gen 3 Sub. The mannequin will possible slot into the audio product line to satisfy demand from Sonos customers who want to add a subwoofer to their Arc soundbar, for instance, however who aren’t keen to drop practically a grand on the Sub.

It’s too quickly to say when Sonos will formally announce the Sub Mini, although its presence within the Sonos app means the launch is prone to occur within the comparatively close to future.

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