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Sonos PLAY:1

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  • User Score (7902)
    9.3 9.3 from 7902 reviewers
  • Expert Score (35)
    8.8 8.8 from 35 reviewers
  • Design (668)
    9.7 9.7 from 668 reviewers
  • Value for money (68)
    9.0 9.0 from 68 reviewers
  • Features (5)
    9.6 9.6 from 5 reviewers
  • Ease of use (439)
    9.7 9.7 from 439 reviewers
  • Performance (246)
    9.6 9.6 from 246 reviewers
  • Sound quality (104)
    8.8 8.8 from 104 reviewers
  • Durability (28)
    8.9 8.9 from 28 reviewers
  • Overall quality (2)
    9.5 9.5 from 2 reviewers
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. MacWorld

    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. Gadget Guy

    Gadget Guy
    28 June 2014

    Sonos speakers have never been cheap, but the Play:1 does lower the entry cost just enough to bring the sound system within reach of people who have always wanted it. Read more

    • Amazing amount of sound from such a small package, Compact and very well designed, Wired or wireless network connection, Perfect little addition to anyone with a Sonos system already, Deals with humidity well, making it ideal for placement in the bathroom when you're having a shower
    • No battery included in the unit, Requires the Sonos Bridge, which means first time buyers can’t just spend the initial price to gain access into the Sonos system
  3. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    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
  4. Tech Guide

    Tech Guide
    14 October 2013

    Wireless speaker company Sonos has introduced a new compact and more affordable product to offer a big sound anywhere in your home. The Sonos Play:1 is a new speaker which is smaller than its Play:3 and Play:5 cousins but still provides similar quality and wireless convenience on your home network. Read more

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