Product Comparison: Bose SoundTouch 30 vs Sonos PLAY:5

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Bose SoundTouch 30 Wireless Speaker
Bose SoundTouch 30 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 30 PLAY:5
Origin USA -
About the product It’s wireless music made easy—and commanding as well. If you want deep, clear sound with power to spare, this is your speaker. Place it in your main room to 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. It’s that simple. 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 7.1 in. 6.06 in.
Height 9.7 in. 8.03 in.
Width 17.1 in. 14.33 in.
Weight 18.5 pound 14 pound
Material Plastic Plastic
Color Black Black
Woofer(s) 1 3
Number of speakers 2 3
Audio formats supported MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless -
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
Controls Buttons Touch control
LCD display Yes No
Product benefits Waveguide speaker technology Streams over wi-fi, not Bluetooth, so the music never stops – even if you get a phone call.
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 -
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) Yes No
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) 1 year(s)
MSRP 499.95 $ 499 $
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Date first available September 10, 2015 September 28, 2015
Site of manufacturer 4.4 4.7
Newegg 5 -
Ebay 5 4.9
Bestbuy 4.8 4.9
Amazon 4.5 4.6
Wall/stand mounting - No
Humidity protection - Yes
Mini Line-in - Yes
Wi-Fi band(s) - One band 2.4 GHz

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