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
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Mexico
Product Dimentions
Depth
6.06 in.
1.9 in.
Height
8.03 in.
5.1 in.
Width
14.33 in.
9.6 in.
Weight
14 pound
3.03 pound
Material
Plastic
Plastic/Metal
Color
Black
Silver/Black

Sonos PLAY:5

Bose SoundLink III

Sonos PLAY:5

Bose SoundLink III

Audio
Woofer(s)
3
-
Number of speakers
3
4
Music services supported
Apple Music, Pandora, Amazon Music, Spotify, Google Play Music, SiriusFM, Deezer, Tunein, Napster, 7 Digital, iHeartRADIO
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Sonos PLAY:5

Bose SoundLink III

Details
Wall/stand mounting
No
-
Controls
Touch control
Buttons
LCD display
No
No
Product benefits
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
Humidity protection
Yes
-
Features
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.
Battery life
-
14 hours
Bluetooth transmission range (max)
-
30 feets
Interfaces
Ethernet jack
Yes
-
Mini Line-in
Yes
-
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer)
No
Yes
Wi-Fi band(s)
One band 2.4 GHz
-
Micro USB
-
Yes
AUX in
-
Yes
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer warranty
1 year(s)
-
Certifications
-
cULus
Other Information
MSRP
499 $
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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
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
Product manuals
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https://assets.bose.com/content/dam/Bose_DAM/Web/consumer_electronics/support/pdfs/soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_iii/Soundlink_bluetooth_speaker_III_qsg_multi.pdf
Rating
Site of manufacturer
4.7
4.6
Ebay
4.9
4.6
Bestbuy
4.9
-
Amazon
4.6
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