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Our biggest home speaker with the boldest sound.
 
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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.
  • Streams over wi-fi, not Bluetooth, so the music never stops – even if you get a phone call.

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.


Better sound, guaranteed.

Choose any Sonos speaker to try at home for 100 days. Change your mind before the 100 days are up and get a full refund, no strings attached.

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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 466 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (366)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (61)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (22)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (10)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Superior sound (426)
  • Wireless (423)
  • Easy to set up (414)
  • Streams all my music, and more (333)
  • Expandable (318)

Cons

  • Unreliable (26)
  • Difficult to set up (15)
  • Difficult to use (9)
  • Poor sound quality (7)
  • No bluetooth (5)

Best Uses

  • Stream internet music (323)
  • Large rooms (304)
  • Multi-room audio (260)
  • Discover new music (184)
  • Stream music from the computer (170)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Music enthusiast (280), Casual listener (177), Tech savvy (172), Technically challenged (63), Audiophile (62)

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5.0

Sonos player 5

By VA

from Twells

About Me Music Enthusiast

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Rooms
    • Stream Internet Music

    Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

    Love it

     
    5.0

    Just what I required!

    By Mart

    from East Anglia

    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

      • Multi-Room Audio
      • Stream Internet Music

      Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

      I considered a multi room Sonos music solution but was weary because of the cost involved.
      However I have now taken the plunge and absolutely delighted with the sound quality and the seamless integration with my music Apps on my iPad and IPhone 6.

       
      5.0

      Amazing sound

      By Mark

      from Melbourne

      About Me Casual Listener, Music Enthusiast

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

        Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

        I bought 2 PLAY:5's and they were very easy to set up, I like how the app is also very easy to use.
        I liked how the app automatically asks to stereo pair the speakers up when you add a 2nd speaker.

        The sound quality of these speakers are amazing that it blew me away when I first listened to them.
        I also like the fact that you can expand your setup very easily by adding more speakers or a sub into the mix, I'm definitely looking into get a sub in the near future.

         
        5.0

        Easy listening

        By Ian Wilton the pensioner

        from Christchurch NZ

        About Me Early Adopter, Music Enthusiast, 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

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

          Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

          This product replaces previously large componentry which had necessary physical connectivity and now provides a quality medium for all sound uses. From a relatively small and inconspicuous unit, sound quality is brilliant and room filling. Combined with good Internet music sources, such as Spotify, all genres and themes of music are available. I'm sold!

           
          5.0

          Flawless sound, a bit pricey, though worth it.

          By Raph from Brissie

          from Brisbane

          About Me Audiophile, Music Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Different Music, Different Rooms
          • Easy to Set Up
          • Free Control Options
          • Superior Sound
          • Wireless

          Cons

          • Cannot Stream All Apps
          • Sonos App Slightly Laggy

          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:

          This speaker is incredibly versatile and has a well-balanced default sound. The bass of the device correlates perfectly with the level of volume, while the treble and flat layers of any music played are still clear. The default balance allows a quiet and isolated sound for intimate, softer experiences. While the speaker also thrives off high intensity, louder experiences, satisfying anyone's sound needs. The connected app has its flaws, and there is room for improvement. Additionally, the price point is very intimidating and makes the product quite niche. Though overall, an amazing speaker.

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