57points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

51points

Sonos One

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
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23 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 vs Sonos One

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 better than Sonos One?

  • 1 more drivers
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    3vs2
  • Has an AUX input
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Why is Sonos One better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5?

  • 54.09% less body volume
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    2312.55cm³vs5036.625cm³
  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • 690g lighter
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    1.85kgvs2540g
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a mute function
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has a radio
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  • 23.6mm shorter
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    161.4mmvs185mm

Price comparison

Sonos One

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Sonos One AmazonSonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Sma...Sonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in (Black)
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$359.00
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$358.00

Design

1.volume

5036.63cm³

2312.55cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

3

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.weight

2.54kg

1.85kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has AirPlay
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
6.supports Ethernet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has a radio
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.Has voice prompts
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Sonos One
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

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