Product Comparison: Sonos PLAY:5 vs Bose SoundLink III


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Sonos PLAY:5 Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker for Streaming Music
Sonos PLAY:5 Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker for Streaming Music
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
Bose SoundLink III Bluetooth Speaker
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Brand Sonos Bose
Ethernet jack Yes -
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) -
MSRP 499 $ -
Site of manufacturer 4.7 4.6
Manufacturer link http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play5.html#customerreviews https://www.bose.com/en_us/support/products/wireless_speakers_support/soundlink-bluetooth-speaker-iii.html#SupportTabs_tab0
Date first available September 28, 2015 February 6, 2014
Ebay 4.9 4.6
Humidity protection Yes -
Mini Line-in Yes -
Reviews http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play5.html#customerreviews https://www.amazon.com/Bose-SoundLink-Bluetooth-Speaker-III/dp/B00HWSXVDG
FAQ https://www.amazon.com/Sonos-PLAY-Ultimate-Wireless-Streaming/dp/B014LFINIA https://www.amazon.com/Bose-SoundLink-Bluetooth-Speaker-III/dp/B00HWSXVDG
Amazon 4.6 -
LCD display No No
Material Plastic Plastic/Metal
Color Black Silver/Black
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) No Yes
Wi-Fi band(s) One band 2.4 GHz -
Controls - Buttons
Depth - 1.9 in.
Certifications - cULus
Height - 5.1 in.
Model - SoundLink III
Origin - Mexico
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
Width - 9.6 in.
About the product - 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.
Weight - 3.03 pound
Product benefits - Silicone button panel protects from dirt and dust
Micro USB - Yes
Bluetooth transmission range (max) - 30 feets
AUX in - Yes
Battery life - 14 hours
Number of speakers - 4
Features - 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.

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