There are just some things that traditionally don’t go very well together. Oil and water. Thanksgiving and vegans. Sonos and Bluetooth. No, really. Sonos has spent the past 17 years eschewing Bluetooth audio; dismissing it, in many ways. Last year the company’s chief executive called products like Amazon’s line of Bluetooth Echo speakers mere “stepping stones” to higher-quality, Wi-Fi-connected speakers like Sonos. The new Sonos Move is the company’s $399 response to Sonosphiles who have begged for years for some kind of portable speaker. Earlier this year the Santa Barbara, California, company partnered with the brand Sonance to launch a pair of outdoor speakers, so the new Sonos Move is technically not the first Sonos speaker for the outdoors. It is still, however, the very first Sonos product with Bluetooth capability. “This is a big step for us,” says Sonos CEO Patrick Spence. “Putting Bluetooth in a speaker used to be sacrilege. Now we’re breaking through some of the orthodoxy of the past that held us back from truly being what we can be in the long run.” This means it’s also the first Sonos speaker with a rechargeable lithium-ion battery—one that the company will offer mod...