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Sonos Beam (2nd Gen) review

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Key features
  • Dolby Atmos
  • No subwoofer included
Expert review

The Sonos Beam (2nd Gen) sound bar claims to offer improved sound, including Dolby Atmos for a more immersive experience in dramas and films. But it’s pretty pricey, so is it really worth the money, with excellent sound quality and impressive effects, or is choosing this model just an expensive mistake? The rigorous Which? test programme provides the answers. Read our full review of this sound bar for the definitive verdict.

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  • What type of sound bar is it?
  • How does it sound?
  • What’s it like to use?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

October 2021

Released

October 2021

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 115 sound bars and found that there are 18 Don't Buys and 11 Best Buys.
Range of Sound bar scores
  1. 33%
    Lowest score
  2. 57%
    Average score
  3. 85%
    Highest score
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