While the Sonos One is great for people who want a kitchen speaker, there are plenty of higher-end options for people looking to replace a stereo or AV system. was a beautifully designed and loud(!) all-in-one speaker, and it's been completely redesigned to be even better.
Though it may look like the old model, Naim says 95 per cent of the second-gen Mu-so has been re-engineered. For example, the cabinet volume has been increased by 13 per cent for deeper bass. The Mu-so features "450 watts of music power," an upgraded processor and all-new drivers designed by speaker manufacturer Focal.
The long, low-profile cabinet comes in burnished grey aluminum casing with a new speaker grille available in Black, Terracotta, Olive or Peacock. The iconic control ring now offers more controls including 15 touch-sensitive buttons.
When sound bar replacement. Naim has taken this idea and run with it by adding an HDMI ARC port.it was as a
Other connection options include:
- Upgraded Wi-Fi
- Optical Digital
- 3.5mm analog
The reinvigorated Mu-so follows last month's launch of Devialet Phantom Reactor. Though these products can't compete for the smarts of voice-operated systems such as the Klipsch The Three or , though neither are they designed to. However, users who own a $30 Google Home Mini can voice control the Mu-so if they wish thanks to the Chromecast integration.and the recent
As a high-end product the Naim Mu-so is priced accordingly at £1,299 and $1,599 and it will be available from May 9 2019. It joins the company's other multiroom products including theand the .