9.4 out of 10 based on 6599 reviews

Sonos PLAY:1

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  • User Score (5800)
    9.2 9.2 from 5800 reviewers
  • Expert Score (39)
    8.7 8.7 from 39 reviewers
  • Design (15)
    8.8 8.8 from 15 reviewers
  • Value for money (84)
    8.9 8.9 from 84 reviewers
  • Features (4)
    8.4 8.4 from 4 reviewers
  • Ease of use (85)
    9.8 9.8 from 85 reviewers
  • Sound quality (44)
    9.4 9.4 from 44 reviewers
  • Durability (29)
    8.9 8.9 from 29 reviewers
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Users:
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. MacWorld

    MacWorld
    8.0/10
    15 October 2013

    Sonos is the gold standard when it comes to multi-room audio and it’s a lot more flexible than simply hooking up speakers to a few Airport Expresses spread around your home. Sonos speakers create their own wireless mesh network, so you only need to connect one speaker (or a Sonos bridge) to your... Read more

    • Great size and price
    • Light on bass
  2. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    8.5/10
    12 April 2013

    The PLAY:1 is Sonos' smallest and cheapest speaker yet, and has been designed as an affordable, entry level music streaming device. It packs a significant punch considering its size and produces surprising bass levels, though we would have loved to see a battery-operated option to enhance... Read more

    • Attractive, well constructed design, Excellent sound quality & volume, Ease of use and setup
    • Requires AC power (no battery), No 3.5mm audio jack, Midrange can become muddy
  3. Craving Tech

    Craving Tech
    10/10
    15 January 2014

    SONOS speaker with a budget. However, prepare to be blown away by the sound & build quality. Read more

  • User Reviews

  1. Great sound, great features

    JB Hi-Fi
    10/10
    Reviewer: gazmansyd, JB Hi-Fi
    15 August 2018

    We put one in the bathroom and everyone loves it. I use my iPhone to select my Spotify tunes, my wife uses her phone for her iTunes music, and we put it on ABC listen radio for the kids when they have a bath. So flexible will definitely add to more rooms. Read more

  2. Love it. Got it for my mum so she ...

    Amazon
    8.0/10
    Reviewer: Amazon
    13 February 2018

    Love it. Got it for my mum so she can listen to music anywhere in her house and she is super happy. Only difficulty was with setting it up, maybe not so user friendly for the older age group. Read more

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