78points

Libratone Zipp

68points

Sonos Play:1

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Sonos Play:1
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Libratone Zipp vs Sonos Play:1

Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

Why is Libratone Zipp better than Sonos Play:1?

  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an AUX input
  • 50g lighter
    1.8kgvs1850g
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Travel bag is included
  • Is DLNA certified

Why is Sonos Play:1 better than Libratone Zipp?

  • 63.6mm bigger driver unit
    89mmvs25.4mm
  • 40.82% less body volume
    2290.85cm³vs3869.84cm³
  • 98.5mm shorter
    161.5mmvs260mm
  • 2.9mm narrower
    119.1mmvs122mm
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • Wireless charging
  • Supports Ethernet
  • 2.9mm thinner
    119.1mmvs122mm

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Libratone Zipp
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

3

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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8

3.volume

3869.84cm³

2290.85cm³

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Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.driver unit size

25.4mm

89mm

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

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Sony SRS-X77

462mm

5.has a detachable cable
Libratone Zipp
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.can be controlled remotely
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Libratone Zipp
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
Libratone Zipp
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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.wireless charging
Libratone Zipp
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
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Libratone Zipp
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
Libratone Zipp
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.has AirPlay
Libratone Zipp
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.

5.supports Ethernet
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.Is DLNA certified
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Libratone Zipp
Sonos Play:1

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

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