Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Top 54%1,956 points
Top 54%

Sonos Play:5 (2015) review: 16 facts and highlights

1. 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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
89% have it

2. 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.
0mm
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm

3. 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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
64% have it

4. height

203mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm

5. volume

11379.37cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³

6. 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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
50% have it

7. Can be used wirelessly

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

8. width

364mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm

9. drivers count

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

10. weight

6.36kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g

11. 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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
77% have it

12. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
44% have it

13. 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

14. number of microphones

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

15. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
9% have it

16. thickness

154mm
Braven 850: 7mm

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