43points

Sonos Play:5 (2015)

99points

Sony SRS-X77

Sonos Play:5 (2015)
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27 facts in comparison

Sonos Play:5 (2015) vs Sony SRS-X77

Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77
43
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99
points

Why is Sonos Play:5 (2015) better than Sony SRS-X77?

  • Supports Ethernet

Why is Sony SRS-X77 better than Sonos Play:5 (2015)?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 462mm bigger driver unit
    462mmvs0mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 79.12% less body volume
    2376cm³vs11379.368cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 71mm shorter
    132mmvs203mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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

6

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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3.driver unit size

0mm

462mm

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

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

4.volume

11379.37cm³

2376cm³

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5.warranty period

2

1

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

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6.has a detachable cable
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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 Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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.

3.has a passive radiator
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.

4.has a subwoofer
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

4.can be used with standard batteries
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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.

4.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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.

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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.

6.has AirPlay
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X77

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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