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Sonos Play:3

Great Deal: $299.00

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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Sonos Play:3

Wired
28 January 2013
  • Excerpt: When it comes to multi-room wireless music systems, Sonos has been one of the go-to choices for years now. Even with the proliferation of wireless AirPlay and Bluetooth speakers, no other system has been able to match the company’s unique combination of simplicity and sound quality. If there was anything holding the Sonos back, it’s been the fairly steep price of admission.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonos Play:3

CNET
21 May 2012
  • Summary: While it doesn't sound quite as good as the larger Play:5, the Sonos Play:3 delivers a superior streaming-audio experience that you can control from any iOS device or Android smartphone.
  • Pros: You can control the Sonos Play:3 single-speaker streaming-audio system from any iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, or Android smartphone using a free app. It offers good sound, its compact, elegant design cuts down on cord clutter, and it can stream Internet-based radio and audio services, plus your own digital music collection, from any Mac, PC, or NAS drive. Also, it's simple to set up, particularly if you already own a Sonos system, and linked Sonos players (purchased separ...
  • Cons: The Play:3 has almost no stereo separation and doesn't offer the detail and clarity of the step-up Play:5. Also, while it can wirelessly interact with other Sonos products, you'll need a hard-wired connection or the $49 wireless Sonos Bridge accessory if it's your only Sonos component.
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Overall 7
7.0

Sonos Play:3

PC Magazine
6 December 2011
  • Conclusion: The Sonos Play:3 sounds fantastic and is finally affordable, but the omission of an aux input or the ability to dock or stream directly from a phone or iPod make the system less versatile than other wireless audio options.
  • Pros: Strong audio performance. Can be paired with a second unit to make a stereo pair. Switches to mono output automatically when in vertical orientation.
  • Cons: No aux input for direct listening from a mobile device. Needs the Sonos Bridge to function wirelessly (not included). Sonos Desktop Controller does not automatically update your music library.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonos Play:3 Wireless Speaker Review

Maclife
5 October 2011
  • Conclusion: At 300 bucks, the Play:3 is the most affordable path into Sonos’ multi-room systems. If AirPlay isn’t quite enough, Sonos’ pricey entry-level wireless speaker might be music to your ears.
  • Pros: Good sound for the size. Doesn’t distort at high volumes. Easy to set up and operate. Lets you access your iTunes library and tons of streaming content in one place.
  • Cons: Sonos Controller software for Mac didn’t support Lion at press time, though Sonos was working on a fix. No aux-in or USB port for charging an iOS device. Expensive.
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 7
7.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 7
7.0

Sonos PLAY:3 Review

BigPictureBigSound
16 September 2011
  • Conclusion: The PLAY:3 isn't the best-sounding product that Sonos makes, but it's certainly the most compact, the simplest to use and configure, and the most affordable. On its own, in a single speaker configuration it doesn't quite belt out the music at high volumes, but it does provide solid sound for smaller spaces.
  • Pros: Insane amount of music options, Very affordable for Sonos, Wireless is an option, Free app makes control easy and portable, Two boxes make a nice (and loud) "stereo pair"
  • Cons: Sound gets distorted at high volumes, No option to hook to a larger AV setup, Needs hardwired connection or $50 more for wireless
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

iphoned.nl
27 September 2014
  • Conclusion: De ondersteuning en gebruiksvriendelijkheid laat niets te wensen over en het geluid is erg goed te noemen. En, dat kunnen we zelfs zeggen terwijl we een erg goede en veel duurdere installatie gewend zijn.
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Overall 8
8.0

Spil musik fra pc’en i hele huset

Komputer for alle
19 May 2014
  • Summary: Og det er de sluppet godt fra. Sonos Play:3 leverer en flot og fyldig lyd, der sagtens kan spille en mellemstor stue op. Musikken leveres via netværket fra enten en pc eller en netværksharddisk med den digitale musiksamling på. Play:3 kan enten sluttes til routeren med et kabel eller tilsluttes trådløst via Sonos’ såkaldte bridge, som kan tilkøbes for 399 kroner. Hvis man har andre Sonos-produkter i forvejen, kobles Play:3 trådløst på resten af systemet.
  • Pros: God lyd, Smart musikstreaming, Kan styres med telefon
  • Cons: Dyr, Kræver ekstraudstyr
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Overall 7
7.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Overall quality 6
6.0

Byggeklods til større løsning

datatid.dk
3 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Men mindre kan gøre det, og Sonos har også små højttalere, der kan stå alene som et system eller som en del af en multirumsløsning. Den nyeste og mindste, Play:3, kan således modtage musikken trådløst, hvis du enten køber en såkaldt bridge fra Sonos (koster 399 kroner) eller sætter Play:3 direkte til din router via Ethernet-kabel.
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Overall 8
8.0

Sonos Play:3

CNET
3 January 2012
  • Conclusion: Plus compact que le Play:5, le Play:3 complète judicieusement la gamme de Sonos en gardant la qualité audio et les services ayant fait la réputation du système de diffusion audio multi-pièces.
  • Pros: design, qualité du son, facilité d’utilisation, fonctionnalité de streaming à partir d’Internet ou du réseau domestique, les services en ligne disponibles, application télécommande pour smartphones et tablettes sous iOs et Android, modularité.
  • Cons: prix, pas d’entrée ligne sur le module, module Bridge indispensable, pas d’accès à AirPlay avec un simple Play:3.
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Overall 8
8.0

Spill musikk fra pc-en i hele huset

komputer.no
17 December 2011
  • Summary: Nå har Sonos lansert en kombinert høyttaler og musikkstrømming-spiller i en prisklasse som heldigvis er mer overkommelig. Og de lykkes godt! Lyden til Sonos Play:3 er både fyldig og god, og stor nok til en mellomstor stue. Musikken blir levert via nettverket til en pc eller en nettverksharddisk med en digital musikksamling.
  • Pros: God lyd, Smart musikkstreaming, Kan styres med telefon
  • Cons: Dyr, Krever ekstrautstyr
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