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
Controls Buttons Touch control
Woofer(s) 1 3
Product benefits Waveguide speaker technology Streams over wi-fi, not Bluetooth, so the music never stops – even if you get a phone call.
LCD display Yes No
Number of speakers 2 3
Material Plastic Plastic
Color Black Black
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
Audio formats supported MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless -
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) Yes No
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)
MSRP 499.95 $ 499 $
Manufacturer link https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/soundtouch-30-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-30-wireless-music-system.html#ProductTabs_tab1 http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play5.html#customerreviews
FAQ https://www.bose.com/en_us/products/speakers/wireless_speakers/soundtouch-30-wireless-music-system.html#ProductTabs_tab1 https://www.amazon.com/Sonos-PLAY-Ultimate-Wireless-Streaming/dp/B014LFINIA
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
Wi-Fi band(s) - One band 2.4 GHz
Mini Line-in - Yes

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