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New Sonos Era 300 and Era 100 smart speakers due at the end of March

New smart speakers Sonos Era 300 and Era 100 should be presented at the end of March. Both models will work online

Wi-Fi, support Bluetooth and have USB-C ports.The older Sonos Era 300 model will be surround-sound oriented and is expected to cost $450. Since this price is below the cost of the flagship Sonos Five model, it is assumed that Five will remain in the lineup. At the same time, the Sonos One model is likely to be replaced by the Sonos Era 100, which will be sold at a price of $250.

Due to disagreements with Apple, perhapstens of thousands of Apple Music songs presented in Dolby Atmos will not be supported on the Sonos Era 300. Also, the Google Assistant may not be available on the speakers due to the ongoing litigation between Sonos and Google.