Product Comparison: Bose SoundTouch 20 vs Sonos PLAY:5


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Bose SoundTouch 20 Wireless Speaker
Bose SoundTouch 20 Wireless Speaker
Sonos PLAY:5 Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker for Streaming Music
Sonos PLAY:5 Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker for Streaming Music
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Brand Bose Sonos
Model SoundTouch 20 PLAY:5
Origin Mexico -
About the product Here’s how to streamline your access to a world of wireless music and enjoy it with the rich, clear sound of Bose. The SoundTouch 20 speaker connects directly to your home Wi-Fi network. Easily stream millions of songs from music services like Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio and Deezer, thousands of Internet radio stations and your stored music library. Play your favorites instantly, without a phone or tablet, simply by pressing one of six presets on the speaker or remote. Sonos is the wireless Home Sound System that fills your entire home with great-sounding music. Use one app to stream different music to Sonos speakers in different rooms. Or send one song all through the house.
Depth 4.1 in. 6.06 in.
Height 7.4 in. 8.03 in.
Width 12.4 in. 14.33 in.
Weight 7 pound 14 pound
Material Plastic Plastic
Color Black Black
Controls Buttons Touch control
LCD display Yes No
Number of speakers 2 3
Audio formats supported MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless -
Product benefits Multi-room music Streams over wi-fi, not Bluetooth, so the music never stops – even if you get a phone call.
Music services supported Spotify, Deezer, Pandora, Amazon Music, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, iTunes, TuneIn Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon Music, Spotify, Google Play Music, SiriusFM, Deezer, Tunein, Napster, 7 Digital, iHeartRADIO
Features Remote control, 6 presets Six Class-D digital amplifiers, transparent sound without interference
Accessories USB cable, remote control -
Ethernet jack Yes Yes
Micro USB Yes -
USB Yes -
AUX in Yes -
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) 1 year(s)
Certifications cULus -
MSRP 349.95 $ 499 $
Manufacturer link https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/soundtouch-20-wireless-music-system.html#ProductTabs_tab1 http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play5.html#customerreviews
Product manuals https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/global/products/speakers/soundtouch_30_seriesiii_wireless_music_system/pdf/AM747473_00_OG_ST%2030%2020%20sIII_ENGvo.pdf -
Date first available September 10, 2015 September 28, 2015
Reviews https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/soundtouch-20-wireless-music-system.html#ProductTabs_tab999 http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play5.html#customerreviews
FAQ https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/soundtouch-20-wireless-music-system.html#ProductTabs_tab999 https://www.amazon.com/Sonos-PLAY-Ultimate-Wireless-Streaming/dp/B014LFINIA
Site of manufacturer 3.9 4.7
Ebay 4.6 4.9
Bestbuy 4.7 4.9
Amazon 4.3 4.6
Woofer(s) - 3
Wall/stand mounting - No
Humidity protection - Yes
Mini Line-in - Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) - No
Wi-Fi band(s) - One band 2.4 GHz

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