The home theater soundbar and streaming music speaker in one.
 
4.6

(1665 reviews)

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$699

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Free delivery, Free 45-day returns, Unlimited support
  • Two-in-one. Adds full-theater sound for your TV. Streams music, too.
  • Simple two-cord setup. One for power. One for your TV.
  • Works with your existing TV remote.
  • Syncs wirelessly with SUB and two PLAY:1s for 5.1 surround sound.
  • Works lying flat or wall-mounted.

Common questions about PLAYBAR


Play music from Spotify straight to Sonos.

The soundbar for music lovers.

PLAYBAR delivers cinematic sound for all your movies, TV shows, sports, and games—and wirelessly streams your favorite music, too.


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.


Not just louder. Clearer.

Thin is great for TV screens, but not so great for sound. PLAYBAR to the rescue. With nine amplified speaker drivers—six mid-range and three tweeters—PLAYBAR replaces your TV's built-in speakers with deep, rumbling lows, crystal-clear dialog, and immersive waves of sound.

What you see is what you hear.

PLAYBAR features nine speakers designed in a phased speaker array to deliver “directionality”, creating a wider sound stage. That means if there’s a huge crash on the left side of the screen, you’ll hear it there because the speakers on the left are playing the sound and the speakers on the right are playing the inverse of that sound.

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 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 PLAYBAR.

The size, shape, and setup of your room–as well as the location of your TV–all have a big effect on the sound you hear. Trueplay software—right on the Sonos app—measures your room and fine-tunes the sound to fit the space. To make sure whatever you’re watching sounds as spectacular as possible.

Learn more about Trueplay.

Dialog enhancement.

Having a hard time hearing what’s being said? PLAYBAR uses custom drivers to deliver crisp, clear dialog to the center channel where your ears can best discern it. Need even more clarity? Turn on Speech Enhancement to keep the dialog at a consistent level and reduce the volume of any loud sound effects.

Night mode.

Watching late at night and don’t want to disturb the rest of the house? Turn on Night Sound. At lower volumes, quiet sounds are enhanced and the intensity of loud sounds is reduced.

Two cords. That’s it.

One power cord. And one optical cord that connects to your TV. You don’t even have to read a manual because the Sonos app guides you through every step of the setup process. Including connecting PLAYBAR to your WiFi so you can stream your favorite music.

Plays everything.

Cable boxes. Gaming consoles. Satellite boxes. Blu-ray players. If it’s connected to your TV, PLAYBAR will play it.

Installation options.

Place it beneath your TV, on a table or console. Or mount it on the wall. Either way, it looks and sounds beautiful.

Expand beyond the TV room.

PLAYBAR makes movies, sports, TV, games, and music come alive…but just in one room. Add more Sonos speakers to your home and you can listen to what’s playing on your TV in any room.

Grows to 5.1 with zero drama.

PLAYBAR is just the beginning of the ultimate home theater experience. Add a Sonos SUB for soul-shaking bass. Want full surround sound? Use a pair of PLAY:1, PLAY:3 or PLAY:5 speakers for rear channels.

One less remote to worry about.

PLAYBAR works with almost all TV, cable box, and universal remotes by learning their infrared (IR) commands during setup. The remotes you have are all you need.


Expand your sound

Wall Mount Kit
Add a SUB
Add a pair of PLAY:1s
  • Wall Mount Kit

    PLAYBAR Wall Mount Kit

    An easy and secure wall-mounting solution for Sonos PLAYBAR.
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    $39

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    • Makes PLAYBAR easy to install to any wall with pegs in precisely the right place
    • Ensures a secure and rattle-free wall-mount installation
    • Allow for placement horizontally above or below your TV
    Add a SUB

    SUB

    The subwoofer for Sonos speakers.
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    $699

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    • Adds dramatically deeper bass to any Sonos speaker (or amplified component).
    • Zero cabinet buzz or rattle.
    • Versatile. Place it anywhere. Standing up or lying flat.
    • One-button setup.
    Add a pair of PLAY:1s

    2 Room Music System

    Two PLAY:1 speakers for two rooms in your home.
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    $398

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    • 2 wireless PLAY:1 speakers for any two rooms.
    • Play different songs in each room, or the same song in both rooms.
    • Crystal-clear HiFi sound at any volume.
    • Stream all the music on earth from an app on your smartphone, tablet, or computer.
    • Sleek, compact design fits any space.

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Specs

Audio

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

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

Six mid-woofers give you the full range of sound effects and music from the left and right channels, and crisp, clear dialog from the center. Mid-woofers act together as a phased speaker array so what you hear matches what you see on screen.

Optical input to connect to your TV. Allows PLAYBAR to speak DOLBY DIGITAL and stereo.

Adjustable bass, treble, and loudness controls to customize your sound preferences.

Autoplay setting lets you choose whether or not TV audio will begin playback automatically.

Physical

Dimensions - H x W x D
3.35 x 35.43 x 5.51 in. (85 x 900 x 140 mm).

Weight
11.9 lbs. (5.4kg).

Side panel buttons & lights
Volume and Play/Pause buttons.
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 ports
Two 10/100 Mbps Ethernet ports to connect PLAYBAR to a wired home network and bring standard Internet connectivity to other devices.

System requirements
TV with optical audio output.
Broadband Internet in your home. Internet-connected TV not required.

Contents

Sonos PLAYBAR, power cord, flat Ethernet cable, optical audio cable, Sonos QuickStart Guide, and Legal/Warranty information.

Reviews

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SONOSPLAYBAR
 
4.6

(based on 1665 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1195)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (365)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (57)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (21)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (27)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to set up (1424)
  • Good audio (714)
  • Interfaces well with TV (613)
  • Great sound quality (502)
  • Attractive (476)

Cons

  • Weak bass (54)
  • Poor interface (42)
  • Confusing remote (35)
  • Difficult to set up (32)
  • Poor sound quality (32)

Best Uses

  • Large rooms (660)
  • Living room (514)
  • Movies (496)
  • Television shows (421)
  • Home theater (401)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Tech savvy (753), Practical (652), Movie enthusiast (637), Audiophile (406), Technically challenged (259)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (1196), Yes (117)

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5.0

Every TV Needs One

By Viajero

from Tampa, FL

About Me Love music, Movie Enthusiast, Practical

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Great Sound Quality

Cons

  • None

Best Uses

  • Home
  • Home Theater
  • Larger Rooms
  • Multiple Rooms / Whole House

Comments about SONOS PLAYBAR:

TV's do not push out the quality of the sound that match their viewing technical capabilities. A quality sound system is a must if you want a home theater and the Sonos soundbar is it.

  • Was this a gift?:
  • No
 
5.0

Great Sound !! Perfect compliment to my OLED TV

By Dr. J

from Medina, MN

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Easy To Set Up
  • Great Sound Quality

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home
    • Home Theater

    Comments about SONOS PLAYBAR:

    Great Sound !! Perfect compliment to my OLED TV

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Makes My Day

    By terance Dunn

    from South Dennis, Ma. on Cape Cod

    About Me Practical

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Good Power Output
    • Great Sound Quality

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Basic Systems
      • Home
      • Home Theater
      • Larger Rooms

      Comments about SONOS PLAYBAR:

      We use the system in a good sized living room most of the time. We love it for the clarity of the dialogue in movies/ tv shows. Love to listen to the Pandora favorites we've selected. We look forward to using the two small speakers on the patio outside if it ever warms up.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
       
      5.0

      Yes! I love it!

      By On a budget

      from San Antonio

      About Me Tech Savvy

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Easy to Mount
      • Easy To Set Up
      • Great Sound Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Home Theater
        • Larger Rooms

        Comments about SONOS PLAYBAR:

        So this is the beginning of our ultimate home theater sound system. We plan to add various Sonos pieces as we go.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        Best speaker i ever owned. Was pricey but, worth it.

        By N/A

        from Sapulpa, Oklahoma

        About Me Music quality sound

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Good Power Output
        • Great Sound Quality

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home Theater

          Comments about SONOS PLAYBAR:

          Stereo sound n Theatrical sound quality

          • Was this a gift?:
          • Yes

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