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  • Fills a large room with pure, brilliant sound.
  • Bold. Pure. Dynamic. Intense. With deep bass that packs a punch.
  • Uncompromised sound whether vertical or horizontal.
  • Convenient, ultra-responsive top panel touch controls.
  • Line-in. Plug in any device you want.

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 with any room. Add on later.

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 your favourite music, play it and adjust the volume in different rooms throughout the home. You don’t even have to be in the same room as a speaker. 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—whether it’s a record player or 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 on 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.


Hardware features

Grille with over 60,000 holes.

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 cinema.
  • 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—whether a single or a stereo pair—for dramatically deeper bass. Since your PLAY:5s don’t have to worry about the bass anymore, they can focus on producing better mid-range and high frequencies.

    Shop SUB
    Create a home cinema.



    Create a home cinema.

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

    Shop home cinema

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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 customise 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.

Microphones
Two built-in microphones to enable future enhancements of Trueplay tuning.

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®

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SONOSPLAY:5
 
4.6

(based on 223 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (175)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Superior sound (201)
  • Wireless (201)
  • Easy to set up (196)
  • Streams all my music, and more (159)
  • Expandable (141)

Cons

  • Unreliable (15)
  • Difficult to set up (9)
  • Difficult to use (5)
  • Poor sound quality (5)
  • No bluetooth (3)

Best Uses

  • Stream internet music (159)
  • Large rooms (150)
  • Multi-room audio (124)
  • Discover new music (100)
  • Small rooms (83)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Music enthusiast (131), Casual listener (84), Tech savvy (81), Technically challenged (35), Audiophile (34)

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5.0

expensive but worth it

By Maverick

from Volos

About Me Casual Listener, Music Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

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

    • Discover New Music
    • Large Rooms
    • Multi-Room Audio
    • Small Rooms
    • Stream Internet Music
    • Stream Music from the Computer

    Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

    Better than I aspected

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    5.0

    Knocks spots off the competition

    By can do Dave

    from Littlehampton

    About Me Casual Listener

    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

    • Mains lead too short

    Best Uses

    • Large Rooms
    • Multi-Room Audio
    • Stream Internet Music

    Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

    Had a demo at Heathrow and competitor and it was a no competion when it came to depthof sound and volume

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    5.0

    Amazing product

    By Gary

    from Cheshire

    About Me Casual Listener

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Discover New Music
      • Large Rooms
      • Multi-Room Audio
      • Stream Internet Music

      Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

      So easy to set up and use it made Christmas a very musical event for our family

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      5.0

      Yes

      By Gem

      from Cheshire

      About Me Music Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Multi-Room Audio
        • Stream Internet Music
        • Stream Music from the Computer

        Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

        Streaming music - excellent sound and very easy to use

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        5.0

        I would add to the collection

        By Ren

        from London

        About Me Casual Listener, Tech Savvy

        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

          • Controlled from my iPhone
          • Large Rooms
          • Multi-Room Audio
          • Small Rooms
          • Stream Internet Music
          • Stream Music from the Computer

          Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

          I would definitely recommend a collection of Sonos. I had them up and running within minutes in 5 rooms. It's super easy to set up and the sound is great all around the house. The bonus is that I can control everything from my iPhone too.

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