Product Comparison: Sonos PLAY:3 vs Bose SoundTouch 20


General Specifications
Brand
Sonos
Bose
Model
PLAY:3
SoundTouch 20
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.
Here’s how to streamline your access to a world of wireless music and enjoy it with the rich, clear sound of Bose. The SoundTouch 20 speaker connects directly to your home Wi-Fi network. Easily 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.
Product Dimentions
Depth
6.3 in.
4.1 in.
Height
5.2 in.
7.4 in.
Width
10.5 in.
12.4 in.
Weight
5.7 pound
7 pound
Material
Plastic
Plastic
Color
Black
Black

Sonos PLAY:3

Bose SoundTouch 20

Sonos PLAY:3

Bose SoundTouch 20

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
MP3, WMA, AAC, FLAC, Apple Lossless
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
Spotify, Deezer, Pandora, Amazon Music, iHeart Radio, Sirius XM, iTunes, TuneIn

Sonos PLAY:3

Bose SoundTouch 20

Details
Wall/stand mounting
Yes
Controls
Buttons
Buttons
LCD display
No
Yes
Product benefits
Multiple orientations
Multi-room music
Humidity protection
Yes
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
Remote control, 6 presets
Accessories
USB cable, remote control
Interfaces
Ethernet jack
Yes
Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
No
Wi-Fi band(s)
One band 2.4 GHz
Micro USB
Yes
USB
Yes
AUX in
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
cULus

Sonos PLAY:3

Bose SoundTouch 20

Other Information
MSRP
299 $
349.95 $
Manufacturer link
Product manuals
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/91oR2whwYTL.pdf
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
July 20, 2011
September 10, 2015
Reviews
FAQ
Rating
Site of manufacturer
4.5
3.9
Newegg
4
Ebay
4.8
4.6
Walmart
5
Amazon
4.4
4.3
Bestbuy
4.7

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