• Sonos Play:1
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The Play:1 is the most affordable model in Sonos' high end wireless speakers family. It features two Class D amps, a 3.5" woofer and a high end tweeter. It's packed in a rounded sealed case and sports a 1/4" 20 threaded insert in order to easily mount it to the wall. The Play:1 is available in black or white.

Expert reviews and ratings

By About.com on 100

The relatively tiny Santa Barbara-based company Sonos pretty much rules wireless multiroom audio, but the Play:1 wireless speaker it's launching today faces serious competition. Bose and Samsung both launched WiFi music systems last week.Based on the...

By howtospendit.ft.com on

What I can wholly vouch for, though, is that Sonos engineers superlative one-box stereo speakers, and its latest entry-level model, the diminutive (16.2cm x 12cm x 12cm) Play 1, is no exception. It sounds almost frighteningly good, with amazing presence,...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 90

Sonos speakers have never been cheap, but the Play:1 does lower the entry cost just enough to bring the sound system within reach of people who have always wanted it. If you’re looking for a service that makes your music work for you, this is the one...

By Home Cinema Choice on 80

Sonos has been one of the top dogs in wireless audio for some time, where its stylish Play:3 and Play:5 speakers lend themselves perfectly to multiroom use. The beauty of Sonos's proprietary system is that you can have as many speakers as you like...

By soundandvision.com on 93

The Play:1's low price and natural sound quality make starting or expanding a Sonos system easier than...

By GadgetSpeak on 76

I first saw some Sonos speakers around eight years ago, great sound but very expensive and only at that time for Apple. Over the years they have become more affordable and now useable with Apple, PC, Android and...

By Craving Tech on

Sonos blows me away again with the PLAY:1 speaker. The elegant and compact design makes PLAY:1 a perfect companion anywhere in the house, PLUS your ears will be pampered by its powerful, high-fidelity sound. The SONOS system is also flexible and gets...

By BCCHardware on

As I wrap up this review of the SONOS PLAY:1 it may sound like I'm not happy with the product - but that couldn't be farther from the truth. The fact is, I love the PLAY:1, but I want more. I want flexibility. I want the true mutli-room experience. I...

By Good Gear Guide on 85

The PLAY:1 is Sonos' smallest and cheapest speaker yet, and has been designed as an affordable, entry level music streaming device. It packs a significant punch considering its size and produces surprising bass levels, though we would have loved to see a...

By digitalspy.co.uk on 80

Play:1 has left us very impressed. It's well built, sounds great and is simple and easy to use. The modularity of the system means you can start with one single unit and then build on things should you so desire. The only major issue we have is that...

By MacNN on 80

Improvements in wireless technology over the years has made it increasingly easier to offer music playback in every room of the home. Involved in this "music everywhere" movement since 2002, Sonos has long prided itself on providing customers with audio...

By TechRadar AU on 90

Sonos has delivered again with the Play:1. We're hugely impressed with what it offers for its size, but perhaps more importantly, we're impressed with what it offers for the price. Sonos has cooked up a superb quality speaker at a more affordable entry...

By PCAdvisor on 90

At £169 the Play:1 is compact, versatile and smashes the price barrier to the world of Sonos which previously existed. Amazingly, this speaker retains the excellent build quality and sound quality with which we’ve come to expect.

By PC Advisor on 90

Sonos has always been an expensive way of doing wireless multi-room Hi-Fi, until now that is. Read our Play:1 review to find out more. If you've always wanted Sonos speakers but always found your pockets to be not deep enough, then there's good news....

By Digital Trends on 60

With versatility, solid performance, clean aesthetic design, and a plethora of available features, the Sonos Play:1 serves up an impressive array of talents. While we've heard better options for hi-fidelity in the $400 wireless range, a pair of these...

By itreviews.com on 80

The Sonos Play:1 is the most affordable, functional wireless multi-room speaker we've seen yet, and Sonos' legacy makes it a breeze to set...

By GadgetReview on 95

t's really no surprise that Sonos has been growing by leaps in bounds in the last few years. They can thank the proliferation of smart devices, relatively ubiquitous high speed internet, and the booming popularity of services such as Spotify, Pandora,...

By Pocket-lint on 100

When we reviewed the Sonos Play:3 in July 2011 we said that it sounded great, was easy to setup, and will happily sit in you kitchen or on your bedside table replacing that digital radio that doesn't do anything apart from play what's being...

By Macworld Australia on 80

A new entry-level speaker makes the Sonos Digital Music System more flexible and affordable than ever.Sonos is the gold standard when it comes to multi-room audio and it’s a lot more flexible than simply hooking up speakers to a few Airport Expresses...

By Whathifi.com on 100

Take a look at the cheapest Sonos speaker yet: the Sonos Play:1. It certainly proves Sonos knows a thing or two about streaming. The company has led the multiroom streaming market for years. It consistently churns out well-designed products that are...