Sonos Era 300
is a speaker that can produce immersive sound with spatial audio and Dolby
It’s compatible with Apple Music and Amazon Music, two streaming services that
offer spatial audio content. But is it worth the $450 price tag?
And how does it compare to other Sonos speakers? Let’s find out.
The Sonos Era 300 is a sleek and compact speaker that has a minimalist
design and a touch-sensitive top.
It connects to your Wi-Fi network and can be controlled via the Sonos app or
You can also pair it with other Sonos speakers for a multi-room setup or a
surround sound system.
The speaker uses an array of six drivers and four passive radiators to create
a wide soundstage and deep bass.
It also uses Sonos’ Trueplay technology to adjust the sound based on your room
acoustics. The speaker can deliver spatial audio and Dolby Atmos sound, which
create a 3D soundscape that surrounds you with music.
Some songs sound amazing with these technologies, while others sound mediocre
or worse. Your experience will depend on what you listen to and where you find
The speaker trails behind the Sonos Five when it comes to stereo playback. The
Sonos Five is a larger and more powerful speaker that costs $100 more than the
Era 300. It delivers crisp highs, clear mids, and punchy lows. It also has a
wider stereo separation and supports high-resolution audio.
It doesn’t support spatial audio or Dolby Atmos, but it handles any genre of
music with ease and fidelity.
The Sonos Era 300 is a speaker that can impress you or disappoint you
depending on your expectations and preferences.
If you’re curious about spatial audio and Dolby Atmos, and you’re already
invested in the Sonos ecosystem, you might want to give it a try.
But if you’re looking for a speaker that can perform consistently and reliably
with any source of music, you might want to stick with the Sonos Five or look