Product Comparison: Sonos PLAY:5 vs Bose SoundLink III


General Specifications
Brand
Sonos
Bose
Model
PLAY:5
SoundLink III
About the product
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.
Meet the speaker that brings your music and friends together—with a style that’s all your own. The SoundLink Bluetooth speaker III is our best-performing mobile Bluetooth speaker. It plays louder and longer than its popular predecessor, with advanced Bose technologies that reproduce the fullness, clarity and depth of your music. And a colorful assortment of optional covers let you personalize your speaker.
Origin
Mexico
Key Specs
Connection Type
Six Class-D digital amplifiers, transparent sound without interference
Pairs easily with your smartphone, iPad or other Bluetooth devices. The speaker remembers the most recent six devices you've used, so reconnecting is even simpler.
Dynamic Configuration
One band 2.4 GHz
Range
30 ft.
Battery Life
14 hour(s)
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Silver/Black
Height
8.03 in.
5.1 in.
Width
14.33 in.
9.6 in.
Depth
6.06 in.
1.9 in.
Weight
14 lbs.
3.03 lbs.

Sonos PLAY:5

Bose SoundLink III

Features
Controls
Touch control
Buttons
Material
Plastic
Plastic/Metal
Display Type
No
No
Battery Type
September 28, 2015
February 6, 2014
Protection
Yes
Extras
Streams over wi-fi, not Bluetooth, so the music never stops – even if you get a phone call.
Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust
Interfaces
Ethernet Port
Yes
AUX In
Yes
Micro USB
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
Certifications
cULus
Other Information
Manufacturer
Manual
MSRP
499 $
Closed
Site of manufacturer
4.7
4.6
Music services supported
Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon Music, Spotify, Google Play Music, SiriusFM, Deezer, Tunein, Napster, 7 Digital, iHeartRADIO
Ebay
4.9
4.6
Number of speakers
3
4
Reviews
Woofer(s)
3
Bestbuy
4.9
Wall/Stand Mounting
No
Amazon
4.6
Mini Line-in
Yes
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
No
Yes
Product manuals
https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/support/pdfs/soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_iii/Soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_III_qsg_multi.pdf

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