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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 desire.

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 favorite 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 music streaming services available.

Sonos plays everything–the most popular streaming services, on-demand Internet radio, your favorite 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 favorite 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 optimizes 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 favorite songs in music-starved places like big master 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.

We designed PLAY:5's grille to contain thousands of microscopic holes. Giving you the most transparent sound without interference.


Expand your sound

Another PLAY:5
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Create a home theater
  • 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.

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    Create a home theater



    Create a home theater.

    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 theater

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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 center.

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.

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

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, flat Ethernet cable, Sonos QuickStart Guide, and Legal/Warranty information.

Reviews

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SONOSPLAY:5
 
4.7

(based on 567 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (446)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (76)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (23)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (9)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Superior sound (494)
  • Wireless (485)
  • Easy to set up (484)
  • Streams all my music, and more (399)
  • Expandable (354)

Cons

  • Difficult setup (27)
  • Difficult to use (22)
  • Unreliable (19)
  • Pricey / poor value (9)
  • No bluetooth (4)

Best Uses

  • Large rooms (393)
  • Music service (napster, spotify, etc.) (309)
  • Multi-room audio (297)
  • Small rooms (216)
  • Stream music from the computer (216)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Music enthusiast (362), Tech savvy (199), Casual listener (184), Audiophile (113), Technically challenged (78)

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5.0

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By B.J

from Delft, Netherlands

About Me Music Enthusiast

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Multi-Room Audio
    • Music Service (Napster, Spotify, etc.)

    Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

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    5.0

    Just go and buy the product

    By Mdb

    from Hampshire

    About Me Music Enthusiast, Tech Savvy

    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
      • Music Service (Napster, Spotify, etc.)

      Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

      Had to replace the hi if floor standing speaker due to the chance of them being knock over by the grand children, but wanting to keep a quality hi if sound.
      At first before buying the songs I was very sceptic leg of how these speakers could ever sound as good as hi if speakers.
      After all the researching and testing in the shops and outlets I eventually took the plunge and bought 2 x sonos 5 speakers and set them up as a dedicated hi if pairing (one of the setup options) from that moment onwards I knew I had made the correct choice.
      These are fantastic sounding speakers the sources are my existing hi if components including the linn turntable but now I also stream music using deezer which has opened up a whole new world of playlists of my own and also trying the reccomandations from deeper.
      In summary I know what you are going through, are they worth the money ? Do they sound any good ?
      My thoughts / recommendation just go and buy them, you will not regret it, ever.

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      5.0

      Superb quality in sound and build quaity

      By Michael Cochrane

      from Coventry England

      About Me Audiophile, 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
        • Multi-Room Audio
        • Small Rooms
        • Stream Music From The Computer

        Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

        I was amazed at the sound quality from my play5, so much so I'm buying more from Sonos

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        5.0

        Fantastic sound!

        By Chief Tizz

        from Northumberland, UK

        About Me Music Enthusiast

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

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

          Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

          This is my first Sonos purchase but it wont be my last :).
          It was pretty easy to set up but the only bug bear I have is that I usually have to try twice to get the app to link to WiFi connection and get going. I know its not my Wi Fi and it always works on the 2nd attempt - its just a minor bug that's all.
          The sound of this speaker is more than my house can handle, the walls literally bounce with the bass and I haven't touched any settings as yet :) .I listen to a lot of music, am a huge Rock fan but also into Dance music and I'm well happy so far with everything I've tried. I've previously used Bose docks via iphone's as I prefer to use Spotify but this is a far superior sound - in my humble opinion.
          No regret's on this purchase, saving for the smaller speaker for Upstairs and the Sound bar as we speak :).

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          5.0

          Love it

          By Felix

          from SYDNEY

          About Me Casual Listener

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Streams All My Music, and More
          • Superior Sound
          • Wireless

          Cons

          • Difficult to Set Up

          Best Uses

          • Large Rooms
          • Multi-Room Audio
          • Stream from mobile

          Comments about SONOS PLAY:5:

          Very good product

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