43points

Sonos Play:5 (2015)

86points

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

Sonos Play:5 (2015)
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Sonos Play:5 (2015) vs Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

Why is Sonos Play:5 (2015) better than Soundmatters FoxL DASH7?

  • Is an active speaker
  • Supports Ethernet

Why is Soundmatters FoxL DASH7 better than Sonos Play:5 (2015)?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    2mmvs0mm
  • 98.31% less body volume
    192.34cm³vs11379.368cm³
  • 184mm shorter
    19mmvs203mm
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • 173mm narrower
    191mmvs364mm
  • 6.16kg lighter
    201gvs6360g
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

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.driver unit size

0mm

2mm

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

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462mm

3.volume

11379.37cm³

192.34cm³

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Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.has a detachable cable
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be controlled remotely
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

6.weight

6.36kg

201g

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Meridian Explorer 2

50g

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

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)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

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 noise canceling microphone
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

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.

5.number of microphones

2

1

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

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.wireless charging
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

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

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

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.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

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 3.5mm male connector
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

6.supports Ethernet
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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