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Sonos Arc With Sub One Sl Speakers Review

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Producing epic Dolby Atmos and surround performances, the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers is one of the best 5.1.2 soundbars for movies, music, and TV shows today. It also has handy smart features.

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Product Snapshot

Overview

The Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers is a high-end premium soundbar that made its debut in 2022, touting Dolby Atmos for home theaters.

Unlike many of the best-rated speakers on the market today, this system comes with satellite speakers, providing an engaging listening experience for movies.

This system supports Dolby Atmos, producing an impressive surround soundstage, making it an excellent choice for movies.

Equipped with a dedicated subwoofer, this soundbar produces deep thumping bass that provides a hypnotic experience when watching movies or listening to music.

It has a very well-balanced sound profile that is suitable for music of all genres. With connectivity options like optical, HDMI ARC, and Ethernet, this device is easy to plug into your home theater. It also streams wirelessly via Wi-Fi and Apple AirPlay.

The audio latency over all the ports is very low, so the performance during TV dialogue is flawless. Browse below to learn more about the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers, and check out the best-ranked soundbars on the market today.

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  • Sonos

Consensus

our Verdict

Top critics love the Atmos and surround performance of the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers, endorsing it for movies, TV shows, and music.

Experts at Trusted Reviews were impressed by the Atmos and surround performance of this unit, saying that this system is great for all sorts of movies.

Editors from What Hifi Were pleased by the dedicated subwoofer that produces deep, extended low bass that is suitable for movies and electronic music genres.

It has a balanced sound profile, which is great for all types of content. A room correction feature, as well as built-in Alexa and Google Assistant and the mobile app, make customizing this system very easy.

This unit also has an incredible range of wired and wireless connectivity options. It’s latency of all its sports is very low, so there is no delay between the video and audio feeds during dialogue.

However, If you need an even more immersive system with more satellite speakers, see our Samsung Q990B review, and if you prefer a full HDMI in port, explore the Sony HT-A9 review now.

ReasonS to Buy

  • Astounding Dolby Atmos and surround soundstage is suitable for movies
  • Deep extended low bass is great for home theaters
  • Built-in Alexa Google Assistant and mobile app
  • Super-low audio latency is good for TV shows
  • Room correction feature

Reason to Avoid

  • Lacks a full graphic EQ
  • Lacks a full HDMI In port

Sonos Arc With Sub One Sl Speakers Specs

DepthDepth
Dialogue Enhancement FeatureDialogue Enhancement Feature
HDMI ARCHDMI ARC
HeightHeight
Number of Audio ChannelsNumber of Audio Channels
SubwooferSubwoofer
Surround Sound SupportedSurround Sound Supported
Voice AssistantVoice Assistant
Wall MountableWall Mountable
WeightWeight
WidthWidth
Wireless ConnectivityWireless ConnectivityWi-Fi
Wireless Subwoofer ConnectivityWireless Subwoofer Connectivity
Works WithWorks With

All Specs

Test Results

Low End Roll Off (Hz)34.621
High End Roll Off (Hz)2,673.34
Max Volume Test (db)97.6
Latency (ms)17
THD @ 80dB0.22

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Sonos Arc With Sub One Sl Speakers Review

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Market Context

The Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers is a high-end premium soundbar that made its debut in 2022, touting Dolby Atmos for home…

The Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers is a high-end premium soundbar that made its debut in 2022, touting Dolby Atmos for home theaters.

Unlike many of the best-rated speakers on the market today, this system comes with satellite speakers, providing an engaging listening experience for movies.

This system supports Dolby Atmos, producing an impressive surround soundstage, making it an excellent choice for movies.

Equipped with a dedicated subwoofer, this soundbar produces deep thumping bass that provides a hypnotic experience when watching movies or listening to music.

It has a very well-balanced sound profile that is suitable for music of all genres. With connectivity options like optical, HDMI ARC, and Ethernet, this device is easy to plug into your home theater. It also streams wirelessly via Wi-Fi and Apple AirPlay.

The audio latency over all the ports is very low, so the performance during TV dialogue is flawless. Browse below to learn more about the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers, and check out the best-ranked soundbars on the market today.

Equipped with dedicated satellite speakers and a 5.1.2 setup, The Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers produces deeper extended low bass and boasts…

Equipped with dedicated satellite speakers and a 5.1.2 setup, The Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers produces deeper extended low bass and boasts a better surround and Atmos soundstage than the Sonos Beam Gen 2. However, the Sonos Beam Gen 2 is smaller. Learn more about this speaker in our Sonos Beam Gen 2 review.

Unlike the Sonos Arc, the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers has a dedicated subwoofer and discrete satellite speakers, providing more immersive surround…

Unlike the Sonos Arc, the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers has a dedicated subwoofer and discrete satellite speakers, providing more immersive surround content and deeper extended bass than the Sonos Arc. It also has a wider stereo soundstage. That said, the Sonos Arc is more compact. Check out our Sonos Arc review to learn more.

While both the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers and the Sony HT-A7000 with Speakers + Bass Module are premium Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbars,…

While both the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers and the Sony HT-A7000 with Speakers + Bass Module are premium Dolby Atmos-enabled soundbars, the Sonos Arc with Sub + One SL Speakers has a better surround and Atmos soundstage. However, the Sony HT-A7000 with Speakers + Bass Module has a full HDMI In port, unlike the Sonos model.

Depth

3.9"

Dialogue Enhancement Feature

Yes

HDMI ARC

Yes

Height

2.7"

Number of Audio Channels

3

Subwoofer

na

Surround Sound Supported

na

Voice Assistant

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

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Score Card

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Expert Score

84

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Customer Score

91

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True Score

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