Product Comparison: Sonos PLAY:5 vs Bowers & Wilkins A5


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Sonos PLAY:5 Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker for Streaming Music
Sonos PLAY:5 Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker for Streaming Music
Bowers & Wilkins A5 Hi-Fi Wireless Music System
Bowers & Wilkins A5 Hi-Fi Wireless Music System
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Brand Sonos Bowers and Wilkins
Ethernet jack Yes Yes
Manufacturer warranty 1 year(s) 2 year(s)
MSRP 499 $ -
Site of manufacturer 4.7 -
Manufacturer link http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play5.html#customerreviews http://www.bowers-wilkins.com/a5
Date first available September 28, 2015 October 15, 2012
Ebay 4.9 -
Humidity protection Yes -
Mini Line-in Yes -
Reviews http://www.sonos.com/en-us/shop/play5.html#customerreviews https://www.amazon.com/Bowers-Wilkins-A5-Wireless-AirPlay/dp/B009QSMRG2?th=1
FAQ https://www.amazon.com/Sonos-PLAY-Ultimate-Wireless-Streaming/dp/B014LFINIA https://www.amazon.com/Bowers-Wilkins-A5-Wireless-AirPlay/dp/B009QSMRG2?th=1
Amazon 4.6 3.3
LCD display No No
Material Plastic Plastic
Color Black Black
Bluetooth version (if specified by manufacturer) No No
Wi-Fi band(s) One band 2.4 GHz -
Controls - Remote control
Depth - 4.7 in.
Certifications - CE, FC
Height - 7.1 in.
Model - A5
Woofer(s) - 2
Origin - China
Product manuals - http://www.bowers-wilkins.net/Downloads/Product/Manual/A5_Manual.pdf
Width - 11.8 in.
About the product - A5 is designed simply to deliver spacious sound, from the highest quality audio files, wirelessly. Drivers from our M-1 speakers, anti-resonance plug technology and dimpled Flowports combine with high-quality digital-to-analogue convertors and processors to carry a digital signal untainted by distortion, to a room-filling, yet surprisingly compact, system.
Weight - 7.94 pound
Product benefits - The very best Wireless Music System around - an audiophile streaming hi-fi, in a single, discreet unit and using Apple's AirPlay.
Power output - 40 W
AUX in - Yes
Number of speakers - 2
Operating systems supported (for stored files) - iOS 4.3.3 or later, Mac with OS X Mountain Lion, PC
Music services supported - Last.fm, Pandora, Mixcloud.
Audio formats supported - Audio files as well as MP3s
Features - Free Bowers & Wilkins AirPlay app makes sure wireless connection is easy.
Accessories - Power cord, Remote control, Power supply unit
Number of sound chanels - 2

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