61points

Beats by Dre Pill XL

64points

Sonos Play:1

Beats by Dre Pill XL
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Beats by Dre Pill XL vs Sonos Play:1

Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1
61
points
64
points

Why is Beats by Dre Pill XL better than Sonos Play:1?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an AUX input
  • 115.5mm shorter
    46mmvs161.5mm
  • 1.54kg lighter
    310gvs1850g
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 73.1mm thinner
    46mmvs119.1mm

Why is Sonos Play:1 better than Beats by Dre Pill XL?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 70.9mm narrower
    119.1mmvs190mm
  • Wireless charging
  • Has AirPlay
  • Has a mute function
  • Supports Ethernet

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

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.

2.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.can be controlled remotely
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

4.height

46mm

161.5mm

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

5.weight

310g

1.85kg

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

6.width

190mm

119.1mm

Best

Scosche boomBOTTLE mini

34.5mm

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.is an active speaker
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

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.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

9.1m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

6.has AirPlay
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Beats by Dre Pill XL
Sonos Play:1

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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