Product Comparison: Sonos PLAY:3 vs Bose SoundLink


General Specifications
Brand
Sonos
Bose
Model
PLAY:3
SoundLink
Origin
China
Mexico
About the product
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.
Just because it’s small doesn’t mean it has to sound that way. The SoundLink Mini Bluetooth speaker II delivers full sound with dramatically deeper lows than you’d expect from a speaker that fits in the palm of your hand. And because it’s wireless and ultra-compact, it’s easy to take Bose sound anywhere. The built-in speakerphone lets you take calls out loud with clear sound. And voice prompts make Bluetooth pairing easy. Plays unplugged for hours and can be charged from most USB power sources.
Product Dimentions
Depth
6.3 in.
2.3 in.
Height
5.2 in.
2 in.
Width
10.5 in.
7.1 in.
Weight
5.7 pound
1.5 pound
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Black
Black

Sonos PLAY:3

Bose SoundLink

Sonos PLAY:3

Bose SoundLink

Audio
Woofer(s)
2
Number of speakers
1
2
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
Music services supported
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:3

Bose SoundLink

Details
Wall/stand mounting
Yes
No
Controls
Buttons
Buttons
LCD display
No
No
Product benefits
Multiple orientations
Built-in speakerphone, allows you to enjoy hands-free calling
Humidity protection
Yes
No
Operating systems supported (for stored files)
Windows® XP SP3 and higher, Macintosh OS X 10.6.8 and higher
Features
Stereo sound, can be home theater rears, simple setup, 3 Class-D digital amplifiers, adjustable bass and treble controls
Ultra-compact, voice prompts
Battery life
10 hours
Bluetooth transmission range (max)
30 feets
Interfaces
Ethernet jack
Yes
No
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
No
Yes
Wi-Fi band(s)
One band 2.4 GHz
No
NFC
No
Card slot
No
Mini Line-in
Yes
MiniJack (3.5 mm)
Yes
Micro USB
Yes
USB
No
Optical S/PDIF
No
AUX in
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE

Sonos PLAY:3

Bose SoundLink

Other Information
MSRP
299 $
179.95 $
Manufacturer link
Product manuals
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91oR2whwYTL.pdf
https://static.bhphotovideo.com/lit_files/255001.pdf
Date first available
July 20, 2011
July 30, 2013
Reviews
FAQ
Rating
Site of manufacturer
4.5
4.3
Newegg
4
Ebay
4.8
4.4
Walmart
5
Amazon
4.4
4.6
Overstock
3
Bestbuy
4.8

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