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Sonos’ headphones are extremely Sonos

A photo of the Sonos Ace over a Vergecast illustration.
Image: Andrew Marino / The Verge

Say this for Sonos: the company is remarkably consistent. It has spent decades building audio products that look and sound great… and are almost always initially hampered by some kind of weird software and usability issue. When Sonos stuff works, there’s nothing like it, but it doesn’t always seem to work.

The Sonos Ace headphones fit perfectly in that lineage. In The Verge’s review, Chris Welch found them to be comfortable, attractive, well-made, great-sounding, and hampered by just a few too many bugs. Even still, the Ace is a strong first effort from Sonos.

On this episode of The Vergecast, Chris joins to tell us all about his experiences with the Ace. He explains how he tests headphones, how these stack up to Bose, Sony, Apple,…

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