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Sonos Play:5 (2015)
UE Blast
Top 54%1,956 points
Top 54%
Top 12%3,697 points
Top 12%
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
UE Blast
Top specs and features

Sonos Play:5 (2015) vs UE Blast: 28 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)
UE Blast
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)
UE Blast
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
35mm

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)
UE Blast
64% have it

5. volume

92.36% less body volume.
11379.37cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
869.31cm³

6. height

15mm shorter.
203mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
188mm

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)
UE Blast
50% have it

8. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
UE Blast
32% have it

9. 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)
UE Blast
25% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

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

11. has a rechargeable battery

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

12. width

296mm narrower.
364mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
68mm

13. 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

14. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
UE Blast
19% have it

15. 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)
UE Blast
77% have it

16. Has WiFi

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

17. 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)
UE Blast
25% have it

18. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
UE Blast
23% have it

19. 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)
UE Blast
44% have it

20. 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)
UE Blast
20% have it

21. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
UE Blast
5% have it

22. 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
2

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
2

24. supports Ethernet

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

25. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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.
Sonos Play:5 (2015)
UE Blast
17% have it

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