49points

Bose SoundLink Mini II

31points

Sonos Play:1

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26 facts in comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II vs Sonos Play:1

Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1

Why is Bose SoundLink Mini II better than Sonos Play:1?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 76.65% less body volume
    ?

    534.9cm³vs2290.8468149999994cm³
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    3vs2
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has an AUX input
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Why is Sonos Play:1 better than Bose SoundLink Mini II?

  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • 0.1m greater wireless connectivity range
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    9.1mvs9m
  • Has a mute function
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  • Has AirPlay
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  • Has a remote control
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  • Supports Ethernet
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  • 61.2mm narrower
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    119.1mmvs180.3mm
  • Has wireless charging
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Price comparison

Bose SoundLink Mini II

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Design

1.volume

534.9cm³

2290.85cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
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
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.
6.weight

680g

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.
7.Has a remote control
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
8.width

180.3mm

119.1mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
9.height

50.8mm

161.5mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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 an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has AirPlay
Bose SoundLink Mini II
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.
6.supports Ethernet
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.has a mute function
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundLink Mini II
Sonos Play:1
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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