Editors Liked

  • Beautifully designed, with sleek lines and a premium finish
  • Sound quality is better than Amazon's line of speakers
  • Cortana works well across PCs, iOS and Android
  • Good microphones for hearing voice commands

Editors Didn't Like

  • Sounds lacks the warmth and presence of Sonos One
  • Twice as expensive as an Echo
  • Cortana needs a much wider set of skills
  • Limited music service integration (no Pandora)
  • Doesn't support multiple accounts or multi-room audio