71points

Bose SoundLink Revolve

67points

Sonos Play:1

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Bose SoundLink Revolve vs Sonos Play:1

Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

Why is Bose SoundLink Revolve better than Sonos Play:1?

  • 55.16% less body volume
    1026.83cm³vs2290.8468149999994cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 9.9mm shorter
    151.6mmvs161.5mm
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has an AUX input
  • 36.8mm narrower
    82.3mmvs119.1mm
  • Weather sealed
  • 1.19kg lighter
    660gvs1850g

Why is Sonos Play:1 better than Bose SoundLink Revolve?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 12.8mm bigger driver unit
    89mmvs76.2mm
  • 1 more drivers
    2vs1
  • Has WiFi
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • 0.1m greater wireless connectivity range
    9.1mvs9m
  • Wireless charging
  • Has AirPlay

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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.drivers count

1

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.driver unit size

76.2mm

89mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

4.volume

1026.83cm³

2290.85cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.Weather sealed
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

6.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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.

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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.

3.has a subwoofer
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Jarre Technologies AeroBull HD1

4.has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

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

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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.

4.maximum Bluetooth range

9m

9.1m

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

Best

Sol Republic Deck

91m

5.has AirPlay
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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 Revolve
Sonos Play:1

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

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

3.has voice prompts
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

4.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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.

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