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Sonos Play:5 (2nd Gen) review

£399.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Home speaker
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Sonos used to dominate the multi-room audio market, but established names are now offering stiff competition. We've seen big players, such as Samsung, Bose and LG, enter the fray. During that time, the Play:5 has remained unchanged. But with the first update since its release six years ago, has this popular wireless speaker matured or gone stale?

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  • Should I buy it?
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We have tested 146 wireless, smart and Bluetooth speakers and found that there are 12 Don't Buys and 31 Best Buys.
Range of Wireless, smart and Bluetooth speaker scores
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  2. 60%
    Average score
  3. 88%
    Highest score
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