74points

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

61points

Sonos Play:5

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Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
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Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation vs Sonos Play:5

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5

Why is Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation better than Sonos Play:5?

  • 0.41% less body volume
    ?

    9702cm³vs9742.215cm³
  • Has a radio
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a microphone input
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
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  • 7mm shorter
    ?

    210mmvs217mm

Why is Sonos Play:5 better than Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 1 more drivers
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    6vs5
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 1.45kg lighter
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    4.15kgvs5600g
  • Supports Ethernet
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  • 87mm thinner
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    123mmvs210mm

Price comparison

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

Buy used:

$260

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$1,199
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$99
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$99
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonNaim Mu-so 2nd Generation Wireless Speak...Naim Mu-so 2nd Generation Wireless Speaker, Black, Single
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$1,749
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$1,999
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$1,690
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Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonSonos Play: 5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart ...Sonos Play: 5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker - Black
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$739
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart...Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
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$40

Sonos Play:5

Buy used:

$150

ProductStorePrice
Sonos Play:5 AmazonSonos Play: 5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart ...Sonos Play: 5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker - Black
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$739
Sonos Play:5 AmazonSonos Play:5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart S...Sonos Play:5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker - White
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$790
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
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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$25
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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$59
Sonos Play:5 aliexpressWall Mount Bracket Metal Wall Mount Stan...Wall Mount Bracket Metal Wall Mount Stand Holder for SONOS PLAY:5 Speaker Sturdy Metal Made Mount Stand Holder
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$53
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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$27

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Design

1.volume

9702cm³

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.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.driver unit size

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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
9.built-in subwoofer size

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3.5mm

Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.lowest frequency

20Hz

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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
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.
5.audio output power

5 x 100W

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Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.highest frequency

20000Hz

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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
7.has a noise-canceling microphone
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
8.Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

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Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.
9.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
4.Battery life

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
5.charge time

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.operating power consumption

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
7.annual power consumption

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
8.power consumption in standby mode

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
9.has wireless charging
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
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.Bluetooth version

4.2

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
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.
7.USB ports

1

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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
8.Has USB Type-C
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.has a sleep timer
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
6.has a mute function
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation
Sonos Play:5
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.internal storage

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
8.megapixels (main camera)

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
9.RAM

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sonos Play:5)

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

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232.26 €

Updated on Wed Jan 19 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation

Buy used:

$260

ProductStorePrice
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonNaim Mu-so Qb V2 Multi-Room Wireless Mus...Naim Mu-so Qb V2 Multi-Room Wireless Music System (Black)
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$1,199
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonNaim Mu-so Qb 2nd Gen grille - Peacock c...Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Gen grille - Peacock color
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$99
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonNaim Mu-so 2nd Gen grille (peacock color...Naim Mu-so 2nd Gen grille (peacock color)
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$99
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonNaim Mu-so 2nd Generation Wireless Speak...Naim Mu-so 2nd Generation Wireless Speaker, Black, Single
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$1,749
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonNaim Mu-so 2nd Generation, Light Wood, W...Naim Mu-so 2nd Generation, Light Wood, Wireless Speaker, Single
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$1,999
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonNaim - Mu-So 2nd Generation , Wireless M...Naim - Mu-So 2nd Generation , Wireless Music System (single - set of one)
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$1,690
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$200
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonSonos Play: 5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart ...Sonos Play: 5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$739
Naim Mu-so Qb 2nd Generation AmazonEcho Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart...Echo Dot (3rd Gen, 2018 release) - Smart speaker with Alexa - Charcoal
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$40

Sonos Play:5

Buy used:

$150

ProductStorePrice
Sonos Play:5 AmazonSonos Play: 5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart ...Sonos Play: 5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker - Black
Amazon logo
$739
Sonos Play:5 AmazonSonos Play:5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart S...Sonos Play:5 - Ultimate Wireless Smart Speaker - White
Amazon logo
$790
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
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
aliexpress logo
$25
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
aliexpress logo
$59
Sonos Play:5 aliexpressWall Mount Bracket Metal Wall Mount Stan...Wall Mount Bracket Metal Wall Mount Stand Holder for SONOS PLAY:5 Speaker Sturdy Metal Made Mount Stand Holder
aliexpress logo
$53
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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$27

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