Product Comparison: Sonos PLAY:1 vs Sonos PLAY:3


General Specifications
Brand
Sonos
Sonos
Model
PLAY:1
PLAY:3
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.
PLAY:3 delivers richer, more robust sound than PLAY:1. Deeper bass, too. All of which makes it just right for places like bedrooms, kitchens, home offices and dining rooms. Single Speaker Stereo: PLAY:3 plays your favorite songs in full stereo. Three Class-D amplifiers and three custom-built drivers create a full, wide sound stage so the instruments and vocals really shine. More Powerful Bass: A rear-firing bass radiator pumps out exceptional deep lows for a speaker its size. Trueplay Speaker Tuning: This exclusive SONOS feature fine-tunes your PLAY:3 to make sure you get the very best sound in any room, no matter where you place it.
Product Dimentions
Depth
4.69 in.
6.3 in.
Height
6.36 in.
5.2 in.
Width
4.69 in.
10.5 in.
Weight
4.08 pound
5.7 pound
Material
Plastic/Metal
Plastic
Color
Black
Black

Sonos PLAY:1

Sonos PLAY:3

Sonos PLAY:1

Sonos PLAY:3

Audio
Woofer(s)
1
2
Number of speakers
1
1
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
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
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
7 Digital, 8 Tracks, Amazon Cloud Player, AUPEO!, Batanga, Beats Music, Blinkbox® music, Ca lm Radio, Concert Vault, Dar.fm® Record Radio, Daytrotter, Deezer, Google Play Music, Grooveshark, Hearts of Space, hotelradio.fm™, iHeartRadio, JB Hi-Fi NOW, JUKE, Last.fm, Live365, MLB.com Gameday Audio, Murfie, Napster by Rhapso dy, Netease, Pandora, Qobuz, radionomy, rara.com, Rdio, Rhapsody, RUSC, Sh uffler.fm, simfy, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Slacker, Songl, Songza, SoundCloud, Spotify, Stitcher SmartRadio, TDC Play Musik, The Hype Machine, TuneIn, WiMP, Xiami, YouMusic, Zdigital, and downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks

Sonos PLAY:1

Sonos PLAY:3

Details
Wall/stand mounting
Yes
Yes
Controls
Buttons
Buttons
LCD display
No
No
Product benefits
Stream from your WiFi network (not your phone), so there's never any of the dropouts, delays or interruptions associated with Bluetooth
Multiple orientations
Humidity protection
Yes
Yes
Operating systems supported (for stored files)
Windows® XP SP3 and higher, Macintosh OS X 10.6 or later
Windows® XP SP3 and higher, Macintosh OS X 10.6.8 and higher
Features
Simple setup, multi-room music
Stereo sound, can be home theater rears, simple setup, 3 Class-D digital amplifiers, adjustable bass and treble controls
Interfaces
Ethernet jack
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
No
No
Wi-Fi band(s)
One band 2.4 GHz
One band 2.4 GHz
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, cULus

Sonos PLAY:1

Sonos PLAY:3

Other Information
MSRP
199 $
299 $
Product manuals
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91IMXg6V8kL.pdf
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91oR2whwYTL.pdf
Date first available
October 14, 2013
July 20, 2011
Rating
Site of manufacturer
4.7
4.5
Newegg
4
4
Ebay
4.9
4.8
Walmart
4
5
Bestbuy
4.8
Amazon
4.5
4.4

Sonos PLAY:1

Sonos PLAY:3

Sonos PLAY:1

Sonos PLAY:3


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