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IKEA partners with Sonos to announce smart floor lamp with built-in speaker

IKEA and Sonos have announced a floor lamp with a built-in speaker. The device performs two functions at once and does not stand out from the overall design of the room. The novelty will go on sale in January 2023.

The Symfonisk device is a simple floor lamp with a minimalistic design. His lampshade is on a speaker from Sonos. Thus, sound sources can be placed in the apartment so that they do not stand do not attract a lot of unnecessary attention. Also, the Symfonisk floor lamp can be used as a rear speaker for a home theater.

Buttons are provided on the speaker housing to control playback. Also, the floor lamp can be connected to the proprietary smart home gateway from IKEA. In this case, the device will be compatible with other gadgets running on the Matter protocol and with AirPlay 2.

The floor lamp will go on sale in January 2023 for $260. Together with the lamp, interchangeable lampshades of different colors will be available. Also, IKEA with Sonos is releasing a series of desktop smart lamps with speakers, which is already available in IKEA branded stores.

IKEA partners with Sonos to announce smart floor lamp with built-in speaker