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Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
Top 58%504 points
Top 58%
Top 16%1,003 points
Top 16%
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
Top specs and features

Sonos Play:5 (2015) vs Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 26 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)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
54% have it

2. 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)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
89% have it

3. 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
2mm

4. 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)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
64% have it

5. height

184mm shorter.
203mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
19mm

6. volume

98.31% less body volume.
11379.37cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
192.34cm³

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)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
50% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
77% have it

9. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
64% have it

10. weight

6.16kg lighter.
6.36kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
201g

11. width

173mm narrower.
364mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
191mm

12. 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)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
77% have it

13. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
44% have it

14. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
34% have it

15. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
10% have it

16. 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)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
25% have it

17. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
43% have it

18. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
20% have it

19. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
5% have it

20. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
16% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
44% have it

22. 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)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
27% have it

23. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Amazon Echo Show: 8
1

24. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7
9% have it

25. thickness

101mm thinner.
154mm
Braven 850: 7mm
53mm

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