More details about Sonos’ portable Roam speaker are dripping out, and they suggest that there will be more to pull you in in addition to size and price. The Verge Roam claims there will be some advantages over the larger Move, especially the “Sound Swap.” The feature can reportedly transfer music from Roam to a nearby Sonos speaker when you hold down the play / pause button. For example, you can start playing an album on Roam in your yard, and finish listening to a louder Five when you’m ready to go.
Roam will also let you use Bluetooth and WiFi at the same time, unlike Move. You can play music from your phone throughout your Sonos setup using Bluetooth. You also get the same automatic sound setting (that is, Trueplay) as Move, according to the leak. And yes, there is IP67 water and dust resistance for the times you get caught in the rain.
Sonos is expected to introduce Roam at a virtual event on March 9 and ship on April 20 for $ 1