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Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Top 30%825 points
Top 30%
Top 58%501 points
Top 58%
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Top specs and features

Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless vs Sonos Play:5 (2015): 20 facts in comparison

1. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
54% have it

2. control panel placed on a device

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.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
89% have it

3. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
90mm
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm
0mm

4. is an active speaker

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.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
64% have it

5. volume

49.89% less body volume.
22706.64cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
11379.37cm³

6. height

15mm shorter.
188mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
203mm

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
51% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
77% have it

9. width

296mm narrower.
660mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
364mm

10. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
5
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
6

11. weight

140g lighter.
6.5kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
6.36kg

12. has an AUX input

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.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
77% have it

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
44% have it

14. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
23% have it

15. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2
Audio Pro Addon C10: 24
2

16. has AirPlay

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.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
15% have it

17. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
27% have it

18. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Amazon Echo Show: 8
2

19. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Wireless
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
9% have it

20. thickness

29mm thinner.
183mm
Braven 850: 7mm
154mm

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