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  • Six custom-designed drivers with dedicated amplifiers.
  • Sonos' Trueplay™ tuning feature delivers sound that's true to the music and right for the room.
  • Control all your music and streaming services from a single app (on your smartphone, tablet or computer).
  • Uses your WiFi. Easy to set up and allows you to expand your system over time.


Play music from Spotify straight to Sonos.

Knock your socks off sound.

Attention obsessive audiophiles and hard-core music lovers. PLAY:5 is your speaker. It’s our biggest and best-sounding. So whether you’ve got a big room to fill with music or a discerning ear for divine sound, we’ve got you covered.


Set up over Wifi.

Plug in. Connect. Stream without interruptions or interference.

Start in any room. Add on.

Play different songs in different rooms. Or the same song everywhere.

Control with one app.

Pick a room. Pick a song. Hit play.

Never obsolete.

Software updates mean the product you buy today will be even better tomorrow.


Superior stereo sound.

You’ll hear each separate instrument, voice, and sonic detail in all its glory. Six Class-D amplifiers with six dedicated speaker drivers deliver crystal clear, rich, deep, stereophonic sound with zero distortion. So go ahead and crank up the volume.

Bass response.

Thanks to three mighty woofers and a completely sealed architecture, PLAY:5 delivers big, precise bass response without reverb or echoes.

One app. Complete music control.

The Sonos app helps you quickly search through all your services to track down favourite music, send it to different rooms, and adjust the volume and other settings. You don’t even have to be in the same room. And if your friends have the Sonos app, they can do the same.

Check out the app.

Over 30 streaming services available.

Sonos plays everything–the most popular streaming services, on-demand services, Internet radio, your favourite podcasts and audiobooks, your go-to collection of downloads­–whatever you love to listen to.

Explore music services.

Trueplay, custom speaker-tuning for your PLAY:5.

Sonos uses Trueplay tuning to make sure you get the very best sound out of your PLAY:5. No matter where you put it.

Learn more about Trueplay.

Line-in.

Plug in any audio device—from your record player to a friend’s phone—and listen to your favourite music on your PLAY:5. You can also send the music from your PLAY:5 to any other Sonos speaker in your home.

Touch controls.

Tap for the volume. Swipe to change the track. Right from the PLAY:5 speaker itself. Perfect for when your phone is in hiding or out of reach.

Multiple orientations.

Stand it tall or set it on its side. Either way, PLAY:5 automatically optimises the sound. When it’s horizontal, it’s in stereo. When it's vertical, it's in mono. The rubber feet on three sides make it safe for any surface.

Humidity resistant.

We built PLAY:5 humidity resistant so you can enjoy your favourite songs in music-starved places like bathrooms and outdoor patios. All you need is WiFi access and a place to plug it in. Just remember, it’s not waterproof or weather resistant.


Hardware features

Over 60,000 hole-grille.

Stand it tall or set it on its side. Either way, PLAY:5 automatically optimises the sound. When it’s horizontal, it’s in stereo. When it's vertical, it's in mono. The rubber feet on three sides make it safe for any surface.


Expand your sound

Another PLAY:5
Add a SUB
Create a home theatre.
  • Another PLAY:5



    Stereo pair with another PLAY:5

    Get two PLAY:5s and turn each speaker into separate left and right channels for wider, bigger, and deeper stereo sound.

    Add a SUB



    Add a SUB.

    Wirelessly connect SUB to your PLAY:5—single or stereo pair—for dramatically deeper bass. Since your PLAY:5s don’t have to handle the bass anymore, they can focus on producing better mid-range and high frequencies.

    Shop SUB
    Create a home theatre.



    Create a home theatre.

    Use a pair of PLAY:5s and PLAYBAR to create surround sound for all your movies, games and TV shows. Streams music, too. For those times when all you need is a song.

    Shop home theatre

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Specs

Audio

Six Class-D digital amplifiers perfectly tuned to match the six dedicated speaker drivers and the acoustic architecture.

Three tweeters create the crispest and clearest high-frequency response.

Three mid-woofers ensure you’ll hear the faithful playback of mid-range vocal frequencies plus deep, rich bass—without distortion, even at high volumes.

Phased speaker array (three drivers on top and three on the bottom) create a wide stereo soundstage that directs the sound left, right, and centre.

Audio line-in. An auto-detecting 3.5 mm connection.

Adjustable bass and treble controls let you customize your sound by individual room or groups of rooms.

General

Dimensions - H x W x D
8.03 x 14.33 x 6.06 in. (203 x 364 x 154 mm).

Weight
14 lbs. (6.36 kg).

Product finish
White or black matte enclosure with graphite grille.

Touch-interface controls & lights
Capacitive touch controls for volume up/down, previous/next track, and play/pause.
LED indicates Sonos component status and mute status.

Power & Networking

Power supply
Auto-switching 100-240 V, 50-60 Hz AC universal input.

WiFi, not Bluetooth
Connects to your home WiFi network with any 802.11b/g, 2.4 GHz broadcast-capable router for uninterrupted wireless streaming.

Ethernet port
One 10/100 Mbps Ethernet port. Wire directly to your router to operate your Sonos if WiFi is unstable, or use the Ethernet port to provide Internet accessibility to non-wireless devices if you’re using BOOST setup.

Contents

Sonos PLAY:5, power cord, Ethernet cable, Sonos QuickStart Guide, and Legal/Warranty information.

Reviews

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
SONOSPLAY:5
 
4.7

(based on 802 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (672)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (82)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (24)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Superior sound (721)
  • Wireless (707)
  • Easy to set up (704)
  • Streams all my music, and more (590)
  • Expandable (523)

Cons

  • Difficult setup (32)
  • Difficult to use (22)
  • Unreliable (20)
  • Pricey / poor value (15)
  • Poor sound quality (6)

Best Uses

  • Large rooms (559)
  • Music service (napster, spotify, etc.) (440)
  • Multi-room audio (437)
  • Small rooms (302)
  • Stream music from the computer (293)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Music enthusiast (517), Tech savvy (274), Casual listener (268), Audiophile (163), Technically challenged (117)

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5.0

Sound quality is great!

By Duckey

from Shenzhen, GD, China

About Me Technically Challenged, Tech Savvy

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Easy to Set Up
  • Superior Sound

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Rooms
    • Multi-Room Audio
    • Perfect match with TIDAL

    Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

    Sound quality is great! Especially play lossless music from TIDAL.

     
    5.0

    Sonos 5 - Would buy again

    By Dan

    from Padre Island

    About Me Music Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Easy to Set Up
    • Expandable
    • Free Control Options
    • Streams All My Music, and More
    • Superior Sound
    • Wireless

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Large Rooms

      Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

      The best sound out there on the market. Purchased the Sonos 5 for main living area. I fills many of our
      rooms from the living area. So much better than the old way of enjoying music via wired system and the cost involved.

       
      5.0

      Amazing Product!

      By MU

      from Indiana

      About Me Music Enthusiast

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Different Music, Different Rooms
      • Easy to Set Up
      • Expandable
      • Free Control Options
      • Streams All My Music, and More
      • Superior Sound
      • Wireless

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Large Rooms
        • Multi-Room Audio
        • Music Service (Napster, Spotify, etc.)
        • Small Rooms
        • Stream Music From The Computer

        Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

        I spent a lot of time researching a wireless speaker system to replace my old stereo system. After much debate, I settled on the Sonos Play 5. Let me say, I was NOT disappointed! The sound from this speaker is amazing. Set up is easy, and functionality is exceptional.

         
        5.0

        Dance parties with the kids!

        By SIMON

        from Montreal, quebec

        About Me Casual Listener, Tech Savvy

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Easy app for kids to use
        • Easy to Set Up
        • Free Control Options
        • Streams All My Music, and More
        • Superior Sound
        • Wireless

        Cons

        • Expensive

        Best Uses

        • Music Service (Napster, Spotify, etc.)

        Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

        Our kids love to dance around and now they can easily control what is playing....which isn'the always the music I want to listen to but I will get a multi-room set up one day soon.

         
        5.0

        Run, don't walk and get your Sonos 5!

        By Ahewie

        from Ny

        About Me Casual Listener, Music Enthusiast

        Pros

        • Different Music, Different Rooms
        • Easy to Set Up
        • Expandable
        • Free Control Options
        • Streams All My Music, and More
        • Superior Sound
        • Wireless

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Rooms
          • Multi-Room Audio
          • Small Rooms

          Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

          This is, by far, the best sounding and easiest to set up wireless speaker I've ever heard. I look forward to expanding even more. Sonos beats BOSE, hands down.

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