With a slightly revised design and several improvements under the hood, the Symfonisk Gen 2 further consolidates IKEA in the field of connected objects for the home.
Remember a few years ago, IKEA and Sonos inaugurated a surprising, but ultimately very profitable partnership, marked exclusively by connected speakers Symphonisk. Discreet and specially designed to blend in with the Swedish manufacturer’s furniture, these music shelves had managed to find their audience without experiencing any real development to date.
In 2022, IKEA and Sonos have clearly decided to breathe new life into Symfonisk. On the brand’s Dutch site, we discover a new version of the brand’s connected speakers. No major changes in terms of design: a . Apart from New vertical support 25 € . sold separately at the cost of, the brand has also brought power and Ethernet sockets at the back, and slightly changed the layout of the buttons on the front.
The biggest change has happened at the technical level. Of particular note is compatibility with 802.11n Wi-Fi for routers wired to 5 GHz, a reduction in power consumption in standby mode (2.15 W instead of just 5 W for the first generation), and above all, the possibility ofPair two Bluetooth speakers for stereo configuration, Functionality that will be accessible even with a device dating from the first generation, assures the brand. Its parts cost the same as the model released in 2019, which costs €99.99. Another very practical innovation, we also look forward to the arrival of a new wall mount for the Symphonisk range, which will now integrate a Qi induction wireless charging area on its tray. Leaked last summer, the product has still not been formalized.
To find out what the Symphonisk has to offer you as well as all of its accessories connected speakers, visit the official IKEA website, or head straight to the store.
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