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
71
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67
points

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

  • 55.18% less body volume
    1026.83cm³vs2290.8468149999994cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has an AUX input
  • Weather sealed
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • 9.9mm shorter
    151.6mmvs161.5mm
  • 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
  • 0.1m greater wireless connectivity range
    9.1mvs9m
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Has a mute function
  • Wireless charging

Top specs and features

Design

1.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

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.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

3.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.

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.can be controlled remotely
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

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

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 passive radiator
Bose SoundLink Revolve
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.

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

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

For example

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

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.

Connectivity

1.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.

2.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

3.Has WiFi
Bose SoundLink Revolve
Sonos Play:1

The device can connect to WiFi.

4.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.

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.

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

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.

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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