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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.

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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.

Keeps getting better.

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.

Play music from Spotify straight to Sonos.

Enjoy all the personalised Spotify playlists and other listening features you love and more, streaming in perfect sound on your Sonos speakers, without needing to open your Sonos app.

Learn more.

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.

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
 
4.6

(based on 421 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (330)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (56)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (19)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Superior sound (384)
  • Wireless (382)
  • Easy to set up (374)
  • Streams all my music, and more (303)
  • Expandable (289)

Cons

  • Unreliable (23)
  • Difficult to set up (13)
  • Difficult to use (9)
  • Poor sound quality (7)
  • No bluetooth (4)

Best Uses

  • Stream internet music (291)
  • Large rooms (274)
  • Multi-room audio (238)
  • Discover new music (174)
  • Stream music from the computer (154)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Music enthusiast (248), Casual listener (165), Tech savvy (153), Technically challenged (59), Audiophile (55)

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5.0

I would buy this product again.

By Omer

from London

About Me Music Enthusiast

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Rooms
    • Multi-Room Audio
    • Small Rooms

    Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

    When I first switched it on it felt like a cinematic experience,
    Sound was incredible, loud and clear.
    Phenomenal
    I use it regularly and the fact that's it wifi connectable it's major plus for me.

     
    5.0

    Love my Sonos 5

    By LouLou

    from Thirroul NSW

    About Me Music Enthusiast, Technically Challenged

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Discover New Music
      • Large Rooms
      • Small Rooms
      • Stream Internet Music

      Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

      Absolutely lover the sound from this

       
      4.0

      Great piece of equipment

      By TrevT

      from Ipswich

      About Me Casual Listener, Music Enthusiast, Technically Challenged

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Easy to Set Up
      • Superior Sound
      • Wireless

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Large Rooms
      • Stream Internet Music
      • Stream Music from the Computer

      Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

      Expensive but a great piece of equipment.

       
      5.0

      I wI'll keep adding to my Sonos collection

      By EC

      from Christchurch, New Zealand

      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

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

        Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

        I can't say enough good things about my Sonos system. I love that it is expandable so when we are ready we can add speakers to more rooms. The sound quality is superb, the interface is seamless - so easy to change to my Google account or a local radio station. The ability to have the sound on our playback controlled by our tv remote is great. The multi-room feature worked brilliantly at a party we held recently. If you are looking at this system, buy it - you won't regret it.

         
        5.0

        We now listen to music so much more than we used to.

        By Gnasher

        from Leeds

        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

          Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

          The main things that we like about it is the fantastic quality and the easy access to such a wide range of music.

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