IKEA and Sonos partner to produce the SYMFONISK frame that’s also a wi-fi speaker
IKEA and Sonos have continued their partnership with the release of the new SYMFONISK picture frame that also happens to be a wi-fi speaker so you can fill your room with sound and decorate it with a work of art at the same time.
IKEA has combined it’s knowledge of home furnishings with Sonos’ audio expertise to create a high quality sound experience with the SYMFONISK speaker.
It blends great sound with great design.
The new speaker frame is the latest in the SYMFONISK range which now includes a lamp speaker and a bookshelf speaker – these were introduced back in 2019.
The SYMFONISK picture frame wi-fi speaker blends into your home like a work of art and comes in either a black or white with interchangeable faces to offer more variety.
“The space-saving picture frame speaker can hang on its own on the wall as an eye-catching art piece, be matched with other art on the wall, be placed on a shelf or on the floor, leaning against the wall. The interchangeable fronts make it easy to choose a style that suits your individual home”, says Stjepan Begic, product developer at IKEA of Sweden.
“As part of the growing IKEA Home smart range this new speaker contributes to our ambition to enable the many to enjoy a smarter everyday life.” he adds.
Sara Morris, Principal Product Manager at Sonos said: “Each SYMFONISK speaker combines the Sonos sound experience with IKEA design in surprising new ways, creating products neither company would create alone.
“Sonos’ acoustic design means the picture frame speaker sounds amazing for such a compact shape, and the Sonos app means it is effortless to set up and effortless to use.
“This long-term collaboration continues to deliver exciting new ideas that will bring great listening experiences to homes across the globe – we look forward to delivering more unique products together in the future.”
The SYMFONISK picture frame speaker can connect to your home’s wi-fi to stream your music.
It can also be connected with other products from the SYMFONISK range or other Sonos products.
Like previous SYMFONISK products, this new picture frame speaker can also form part of a Sonos system.
This means listeners can connect more than 100 streaming services as well as the full range of Sonos products.
This SYMFONISK picture frame Wi-Fi speaker will be available in Europe and the US from July.
It is expected to go on sale in Australia in 2022. Pricing has yet to be announced.