40points

Bose SoundTouch 30

59points

Sonos Play:5

Bose SoundTouch 30
Comparison winner
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21 facts in comparison

Bose SoundTouch 30 vs Sonos Play:5

Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5

Why is Bose SoundTouch 30 better than Sonos Play:5?

  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a detachable cable
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Why is Sonos Play:5 better than Bose SoundTouch 30?

  • 49.51% less body volume
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    9742.22cm³vs19294.177056cm³
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Has a mute function
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 4.24kg lighter
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    4.15kgvs8391.5g
  • 69.3mm narrower
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    365mmvs434.3mm

Price comparison

Bose SoundTouch 30

Buy used:

$184.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonOrchidtent Portable Travel Storage Carry...Orchidtent Portable Travel Storage Carrying Case Cover Skin Pouch Bags for Bose SoundTouch 30 Series III Wireless Music System with Handle Straps and Adapter Power Pocke(Black)
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$23.89
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonGeneral Black Remote Control Fit for Bos...General Black Remote Control Fit for Bose SoundTouch Series II Portable 20 & 30 Music System
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$18.88
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonREYTID USB Cable Compatible with Bose So...REYTID USB Cable Compatible with Bose SoundTouch 10, 20, 30, Soundlink Air, SoundTouch Wave Wireless Speaker - Replacement Data Lead
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$10.95
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonUBay Remote Comtrol Replaced for Bose So...UBay Remote Comtrol Replaced for Bose SoundTouch Series II Portable, 20 & 30 Music System
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$13.99
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose SoundTouch Wireless Link Adapter Bl...Bose SoundTouch Wireless Link Adapter Black
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$149.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 Amazon[UL Listed] Power Cord Cable Compatible ...[UL Listed] Power Cord Cable Compatible for Game Day Wireless Rechargeable Speaker System, Bose SoundTouch 10 20 30 Wireless Music System Replacement-12FT
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$10.98

Sonos Play:5

Buy used:

$289.99

ProductStorePrice
Sonos Play:5 aliexpressAluminum Alloy Wall Mount Bracket for SO...Aluminum Alloy Wall Mount Bracket for SONOS PLAY:5 Speaker Metal Stand Holder
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$47.48
Sonos Play:5 aliexpressfor Sonos Play 5 2nd Wireless Speaker Wa...for Sonos Play 5 2nd Wireless Speaker Wall Mount Bracket Fixed Panel Stand Holder Frame
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$59.04
Sonos Play:5 aliexpressWall Mount Bracket Fixed Panel Stand Hol...Wall Mount Bracket Fixed Panel Stand Holder for Sonos Play 5 2nd Wireless Speaker Adjustable Frame Parts
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$56.59
Sonos Play:5 aliexpressWall Mount Stand For SONOS Play:5 Home A...Wall Mount Stand For SONOS Play:5 Home Audio System Aluminum Alloy Support Bracket Adjustable Smart Speaker Sound Box Holder
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$50.81
Sonos Play:5 aliexpressAluminum Alloy Metal Wall Mount Holder S...Aluminum Alloy Metal Wall Mount Holder Shelf Stand Tablet Mount Bracket Audio Case for SONOS PLAY:5 Speaker
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$26.38

Design

1.volume

19294.18cm³

9742.22cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

8.39kg

4.15kg

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.
5.Has a remote control
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
6.width

434.3mm

365mm

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

246.4mm

217mm

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

180.3mm

123mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
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
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
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 SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
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.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
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.
6.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
7.has AirPlay
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
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.
8.supports Ethernet
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Bose SoundTouch 30
Sonos Play:5
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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