Product Comparison: Sonos PLAY:1 vs Samsung Radiant360 R1


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Sonos PLAY:1 Compact Wireless Smart Speaker
Sonos PLAY:1 Compact Wireless Smart Speaker
Samsung Radiant360 R1 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Speaker
Samsung Radiant360 R1 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth Speaker
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Brand Sonos Samsung
Model PLAY:1 Radiant360 R1
Origin China China
About the product The most compact Sonos speaker. A perfect fit for bookshelves, counters, and other snug places. PLAY:1 lets you enjoy great-sounding music wherever you want to listen. Surprisingly Powerful: PLAY:1 sounds a lot bigger than it looks, thanks to two Class-D amplifiers and custom-built drivers, all meticulously tuned to the speaker’s unique acoustic architecture. Trueplay Speaker Tuning: This exclusive Sonos feature fine-tunes your PLAY:1 to make sure you get the very best sound in any room, no matter where you place it. Humidity Resistant: Enjoy your favorite songs in music-starved places like bathrooms and outdoor patios. Stereo Pair With Another PLAY:1: Turn each speaker into separate left and right channels for wider, bigger and deeper stereo sound. Home Theater Rears: Add a pair or PLAY:1 speakers to PLAYBAR and SUB for an epic surround sound experience. Hear the full, rich sound of your favorite music from anywhere in the room. Designed in our state-of-the-art audio lab in California, the Samsung R1 uses breakthrough Ring Radiator technology to equally project exquisite audio in all directions so wherever you move, you’re always in the sweet spot. Stream your favorite music from your mobile device to R1 speakers using the Multiroom App via Wi-Fi.
Depth 4.69 in. 4.84 in.
Height 6.36 in. 9.21 in.
Width 4.69 in. 4.84 in.
Weight 4.08 pound 3.09 pound
Material Plastic/Metal Plastic
Color Black Black
Controls Buttons Sensor
Woofer(s) 1 1
LCD display No No
Number of speakers 1 1
Wall/stand mounting Yes -
Humidity protection Yes -
Audio formats supported Compressed MP3, AAC (without DRM), WMA without DRM (including purchased Windows Media downloads), AAC (MPEG4), AAC+, Ogg Vorbis, Apple Lossless, Flac (lossless), uncompressed WAV and AIFF AAC, DRM, MP3, WAV, WMA, ALAC, AIFF, OGG, FLAC
Product benefits Stream from your WiFi network (not your phone), so there's never any of the dropouts, delays or interruptions associated with Bluetooth The intutive top panel interface of the R1 allows you to navigate with ease. Simply tap to control playback, swipe to play the next/previous track and toggle between playmodes with ease.
Music services supported Apple Music™, Deezer, Google Play Music, Pandora, Spotify and Radio by TuneIn, as well as downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks Pandora, Spotify, TuneIn, Napster, Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Rdio, 8tracks, 7 Digital, and Murfie
Operating systems supported (for stored files) Windows® XP SP3 and higher, Macintosh OS X 10.6 or later iOS 6.1 and above, Android 2.3.3 and above, XP and above, OS X 10.0 and above
Features Simple setup, multi-room music 360° Omnidirectional Sound
Ethernet jack Yes -
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) No Yes
Wi-Fi band(s) One band 2.4 GHz Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) 1 year(s)
Certifications CE, cULus -
MSRP 199 $ 159.99 $
Manufacturer link http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play1.html#features http://www.samsung.com/us/audio/wireless-speakers/home/radiant360-r1-wi-fi-bluetooth-speaker-wam1500-za/#reviews
Product manuals https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91IMXg6V8kL.pdf http://downloadcenter.samsung.com/content/UM/201607/20160720221025720/WAM5500_WAM3500_WAM1500_ZA-User-20160720.pdf
Date first available October 14, 2013 November 7, 2015
Reviews http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play1.html#customerreviews http://www.samsung.com/us/audio/wireless-speakers/home/radiant360-r1-wi-fi-bluetooth-speaker-wam1500-za/#reviews
FAQ https://www.amazon.com/Sonos-PLAY-Compact-Wireless-Streaming/dp/B00EWCUK1Q https://www.amazon.com/Samsung-Radiant360-Wi-Fi-Bluetooth-Speaker/dp/B016DG1YKO/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1502264137&sr=1-2&keywords=Samsung-Radiant360-R1
Site of manufacturer 4.7 4.2
Newegg 4 5
Ebay 4.9 5
Walmart 4 4.3
Bestbuy 4.8 4.2
Amazon 4.5 3.9
Number of sound chanels - 1
Micro USB - Yes

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