51points

Sonos One

40points

Yamaha MusicCast 20

Sonos One
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Sonos One vs Yamaha MusicCast 20

Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20

Why is Sonos One better than Yamaha MusicCast 20?

  • 36.16% less body volume
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    2312.55cm³vs3622.19cm³
  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 327g lighter
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    1.85kgvs2177g
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a mute function
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  • Has a radio
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  • 29.3mm narrower
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    119.7mmvs149mm
  • 25.6mm shorter
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    161.4mmvs187mm

Why is Yamaha MusicCast 20 better than Sonos One?

  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a passive radiator
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Price comparison

Sonos One

ProductStorePrice
Sonos One AmazonSonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Sma...Sonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in (Black)
Amazon logo
$359.00
Sonos One walmartSonos Two Room Set One SL Black Micropho...Sonos Two Room Set One SL Black Microphone-Free Smart Speaker
walmart logo
$358.00

Yamaha MusicCast 20

ProductStorePrice
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wireless Spea...Yamaha WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$229.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker for...Yamaha MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music. White. Works with Alexa
Amazon logo
$229.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha WX-021BL MusicCast 20 Wireless Sp...Yamaha WX-021BL MusicCast 20 Wireless Speakers - Pair (Black)
Amazon logo
$459.00
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYAMAHA 2 Pack WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wirele...YAMAHA 2 Pack WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, Black
Amazon logo
$459.90
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYAMAHA MusicCast BAR 400 Sound Bar with ...YAMAHA MusicCast BAR 400 Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer and WX-021BL MusicCast 20 Wireless Speakers - Pair (Black)
Amazon logo
$959.85
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha MusicCast 50 Wireless Speaker for...Yamaha MusicCast 50 Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music, Compatible with Alexa (Black)
Amazon logo
$499.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha WXC-50 MusicCast Wireless Streami...Yamaha WXC-50 MusicCast Wireless Streaming Preamplifier (Dark Silver)
Amazon logo
$349.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Sound Bar with ...Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer and Two MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, Black
Amazon logo
$959.85
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha NS-AW294BL Indoor/Outdoor 2-Way S...Yamaha NS-AW294BL Indoor/Outdoor 2-Way Speakers (Black,2)
Amazon logo
$149.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha RX-V685 7.2-Channel AV Receiver w...Yamaha RX-V685 7.2-Channel AV Receiver with MusicCast
Amazon logo
$599.95

Design

1.volume

2312.55cm³

3622.19cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.drivers count

2

2

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
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
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)
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.weight

1.85kg

2.18kg

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.
6.has a detachable cable
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
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
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
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 noise-canceling microphone
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
5.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
6.has a magnetic shielding
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
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
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
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 a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
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.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
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 radio
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.has a sleep timer
Sonos One
Yamaha MusicCast 20
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Sonos One

ProductStorePrice
Sonos One AmazonSonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Sma...Sonos One (Gen 1) - Voice Controlled Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in (Black)
Amazon logo
$359.00
Sonos One walmartSonos Two Room Set One SL Black Micropho...Sonos Two Room Set One SL Black Microphone-Free Smart Speaker
walmart logo
$358.00

Yamaha MusicCast 20

ProductStorePrice
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wireless Spea...Yamaha WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, Alexa Voice Control, Black
Amazon logo
$229.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker for...Yamaha MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music. White. Works with Alexa
Amazon logo
$229.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha WX-021BL MusicCast 20 Wireless Sp...Yamaha WX-021BL MusicCast 20 Wireless Speakers - Pair (Black)
Amazon logo
$459.00
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYAMAHA 2 Pack WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wirele...YAMAHA 2 Pack WX-021 MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, Black
Amazon logo
$459.90
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYAMAHA MusicCast BAR 400 Sound Bar with ...YAMAHA MusicCast BAR 400 Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer and WX-021BL MusicCast 20 Wireless Speakers - Pair (Black)
Amazon logo
$959.85
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha MusicCast 50 Wireless Speaker for...Yamaha MusicCast 50 Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music, Compatible with Alexa (Black)
Amazon logo
$499.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha WXC-50 MusicCast Wireless Streami...Yamaha WXC-50 MusicCast Wireless Streaming Preamplifier (Dark Silver)
Amazon logo
$349.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Sound Bar with ...Yamaha MusicCast BAR 400 Sound Bar with Wireless Subwoofer and Two MusicCast 20 Wireless Speaker, Black
Amazon logo
$959.85
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha NS-AW294BL Indoor/Outdoor 2-Way S...Yamaha NS-AW294BL Indoor/Outdoor 2-Way Speakers (Black,2)
Amazon logo
$149.95
Yamaha MusicCast 20 AmazonYamaha RX-V685 7.2-Channel AV Receiver w...Yamaha RX-V685 7.2-Channel AV Receiver with MusicCast
Amazon logo
$599.95

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