Sonos Play:5 (2015)Sony SRS-X88
Top 56%520 points
Top 56%
Top 4%1,130 points
Top 4%
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
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Sonos Play:5 (2015) vs Sony SRS-X88: 29 facts in comparison

1. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
54% 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
40.6mm

3. height

92mm shorter.
203mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
111mm

4. 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)
Sony SRS-X88
88% have it

5. 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)
Sony SRS-X88
63% have it

6. width

5.1mm narrower.
364mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
358.9mm

7. 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)
Sony SRS-X88
51% have it

8. volume

63.91% less body volume.
11379.37cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
4107.29cm³

9. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
31% have it

10. weight

3.66kg lighter.
6.36kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
2.7kg

11. has a passive radiator

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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
24% have it

12. 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
2

13. 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)
Sony SRS-X88
79% have it

14. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
64% have it

15. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
25% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
76% have it

17. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
43% have it

18. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
22% have it

19. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
11% have it

20. 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
1

21. thickness

50.9mm thinner.
154mm
Braven 850: 7mm
103.1mm

22. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
12% have it

23. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
8% have it

24. has AirPlay

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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
14% have it

25. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Sony SRS-X88
26% have it

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