Newer Sonos units and “rooms” now seem as AirPlay 2-compatible units, permitting you to stream audio to them by way of Apple units. The answer is a very long time coming for Sonos which promised AirPlay 2 support in October.
You possibly can stream to Sonos One, Sonos Beam, Playbase, and Play:5 audio system and ask Siri to play music on numerous audio system (“Hey Siri, play some hip-hop within the kitchen.”) The function ought to roll out to present audio system in the present day.
I attempted a beta model and it labored as marketed. A set of audio system together with a Beam and a Sub in my household room confirmed up as a single speaker and a Sonos One within the kitchen confirmed up as one other. I used to be capable of stream music and podcasts to both one.
Given the convenience with which now you can stream to just about each gadget from each gadget it’s clear that whole-home audio is progressing quickly. As we famous earlier than Sonos is facing tough competition however little tips like this one assist it keep within the race.[gallery ids="1671157,1671158"]