Sonos is the ultimate home sound system which is wireless and you can stream music from anywhere in your house. You can play audio in your house for as far as the Wi-Fi reaches with no loss in the quality of sound. These devices are improving over time through software.
With a new software update, Sonos is bringing a new AirPlay 2 support to its speakers. AirPlay 2 is Apple’s big move to bring the good audio quality into multi-room. AirPlay2 is designed to allow iOS users to play audio from iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Home Pod, Mac. AirPlay 2 works with the latest Sonos speakers that are recognizable by their touch controls instead of hardware buttons.
After you’ve started the music with Siri, you can let Alexa adjust the volume or skip to the next song via your Sonos devices. Some of the Sonos speakers that work with AirPlay 2 are Sonos Beam, Sonos Playbase, Sonos One, and the second-gen Sonos Play:5.
Fortunately, this doesn’t mean that the older Sonos speakers cannot get AirPlay, they can be used by pairing them with compatible speakers. For an example, you can pair up the Play: 1 model with Play: 5 model.
Since Sonos speakers appear on the home page you can assign a room and name using the labels like ‘bedroom‘, ‘kitchen‘ etc. to identify them. You can simply ask your digital assistant to play music on the specific speakers. You can play the audio in multiple rooms just by instructing your digital assistants. Sonos updates it older speakers with the latest software features.
With AirPlay 2 you can effortlessly stream just about any music from your iPhone and iPad to one of our AirPlay 2 compatible speakers. AirPlay 2 on Sonos would also offer you to listen to more of your favorite apps. You can listen to services like Apple Music, Spotify, Audible, Pandora, and dozens of others music apps.
Sonos customers can update the compatibility from the software update section of the Sonos controller app.