Sonos Five Studio Quality Smart Wireless Speaker

Rating: 4.9
4.9259 out of 5

Experience studio-quality sound from Sonos's most powerful speaker. 


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Weight (Kg)8.3000
Width364 mm
Height203 mm
Depth154 mm
FinishBlack with matte finish White with matte finish
AmplifiersSix Class-D digital amplifiers perfectly tuned to the speaker's acoustic architecture.
Drive Unit ComplementThree midwoofers ensure faithful playback of vocal frequencies, in addition to rich bass without distortion, even at high volumes + Three tweeters, including one centre tweeter and two precisely-angled side tweeters, create a crisp high-frequency response
FeaturesPhased array creates a wide stereo soundstage that directs sound to the left, right, and centre.
ConnectivityConnects to your home WiFi network with any 802.11b/g, 2.4 GHz broadcast-capable router.
NetworkingEthernet Port 1 10/100 Mbps ethernet port. Wire directly to your router if WiFi is unreliable.
AudioAdjustable EQ settings in the app, including bass, treble, and loudness
Top-panelCapacitive Touch Controls Tap to play, pause, adjust the volume, and mute the microphones. Swipe right to skip ahead or left to revisit a track.
Line InAnalogue line-in with 3.5 mm jack for connecting another device.
System RequirementsSonos S2 Download the latest generation of the app to set up and control.
Compatibility Sonos Five & PLAY:5
Music connectivityAirplay 2, Spotify Connect

4.93 Average

27 Reviews

John lamb

brilliant sound - such an upgrade on the play:5


Sonos play 5 is a truely amazing speaker! Powerful and sharp sound quality. I have wanted one for quite a while, we have them in the office at work, so glad I got one, just in time, it helps to keep the mood up whilst we are stuck at home working.

Douglas Roberts

What can I say about the sonos play5 in one word ''brilliant ''piece of kit it's so easy to setup and the sound stage from this smart speaker is fantastic you will have to go a long way to buy better and smart homes 10/10 for there service Jonathan was so helpful. So if you want quality and sound look no more the sonos play5 is the one to buy.

Kevin Cottrell

Have been wanting to add to our Sonos system for a while and to bring our vinyl collection back. The Play:5 (with the PP400 pre amp) has allowed us to achieve both. The Play:5 certainly provides excellent sound.


Absolute stunning sound from a very compact sized speaker.


Amazing sound.


Having already a Sonos play 5, I purchased a second to create a stereo pair, the difference is outstanding and now the room is completely filled with sound. I personally found that 1 play 5 was not enough to fill our lounge and fill immersed with the music. If your thinking about getting 2 you definitely won't be disappointed!


Amazing sound quality, great looks and an easy to use app that makes


Sonos Play5 my first of many Sonos speakers I feel ( don’t tell my wife :) ) Sounds brilliant fills the room with a great sound. Equally at home with bit fat dirty bass as it is with the gentle twang of an acoustic guitar.


You get what you pay for


unreal sound quality, would 100% recommend this unit.


Amazing sound for a wide genre of music; check out the various reviews on the web



Easiest thing ever to set up. Sounds good, Solid, means I can now move my other speakers to my studio


Good packaging, great looking speaker, and brilliant sounding. Also works in a limited way with Amazon Alexa....though I gather this will be improved soon.


Great service, price and delivery. I cannot say better than that. Excellent and well done.


Oustanding speaker.

Steven Buil

The play 5 is very impressive. Great sound especially the bass from such a compact unit, easy to set up and operate. Nothing not to like about it. The do cost quite a lot but as soon as you hear it and see one in the flesh you can tell that it is a quality bit of kit and you get what you pay for in this instance. Highly recommended

Adam Wilk

Patrick Buckley

Having purchased a play 1 last year, I wanted a play 5 for the dining room. I am very impressed, love sonos especially multi room play. The play 5 is a brilliant piece of kit.

Paul Mortlock


The best Upgraded play 5 gen one for play 5 two gen

kingsley evans

Nice sound in neat package, the interface is a little clunky. I would recommend this to others

paul emery

I don't think I can overstate how much of an improvement this is from the first generation Play:5. Needless to say, once I had one, I had to sell all of my other Sonos components to buy more. Trueplay is more than a gimmick and really enhances the soundstage. The touch interface is great. Most importantly, they sound incredible, losing the bass port has improved the sound exponentially. In terms of build quality, I took two of these to Burning Man this year in some incredibly harsh, dusty conditions. Not only did they perform incredibly but they look and sound as good as new. Value for money wise, Sonos don't change their products particularly often and the build quality means they will look and sound great for years, firmware updates keep you current and they've finally sorted out most of the annoying aspects in their software such as no longer having to queue the next track in a playlist. Before they'd made these updates, I was close to abandoning the platform, but the improvements are great and they no longer seem to have Spotify outages like they did a few years ago. If you run into problems, their support network is great and friendly. I don't own any bluesound or Naim equipment, but I think they're definitely superior to the Bose equivalents having used the Soundtouch 25s fairly extensively and the user interface is far better. Soon the addition of spotify connect will make the experience more seamless in my opinion. For the price, I can't recommend a better quality speaker.

Lee Morgan

Great piece of kit well worth the money

Alan Maddison

Purchased the Play 5, very pleased with the build quality, features and especially the sound. I have had decent audio in the past but this is head and shoulders above, great product.

Andy Durrington

Excellent sound quality, build quality and ease of use with the Sonos app. I have it linked with another Play 5 to form a stereo pair. I can't see myself upgrading for some considerable time as the sound is stunning and in my opinion a comparable amp, CD player and speakers offering a similar level of performance would cost far more.

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Sonos Five features

Sonos Five Wireless Speaker

Sonos Five Wireless Speaker

Sonos Five is the all-new, updated version of the much loved Sonos Play:5, designed to fill even the largest rooms with studio-quality, dynamic sound. Tuned by renowned producer Giles Martin, Five ensures a high-performance listening experience for your favourite music, podcasts, radio stations and more. 

  • Refreshed design & updated internals including increased memory & processing power and new wireless radio
  • 6 custom-designed drivers with dedicated amplifiers provide rich bass & detailed vocals
  • Line-in port to connect your  turntable to your Sonos system
  • TruePlay tuning will optimise Sonos Five to acoustically suit your room layout
  • Easily link an Amazon Echo or Google Home to enable voice control
  • Airplay 2 & Sonos S2 ready
Refreshed, Modernised Design To Fit Any Space

Refreshed, Modernised Design To Fit Any Space

The new Sonos Five boasts a more refined appearance to its predecessor the Sonos Play:5. With a more discrete logo and colour matched matte grille the Five boasts the same, sleek aesthetic as Sonos’ latest products.

Featuring top-panel touch controls and a mesh front, it epitomises a high-quality speaker. 

Choose between a horizontal or vertical orientation to suit your layout. With rubber feet on three sides, you can stand it tall or set it on its side and the speaker will automatically optimise the sound for the chosen orientation. 

Updated Internals For An Enhanced Experience

Updated Internals For An Enhanced Experience

Sonos have packed the new Five with upgraded internals including future-ready computing hardware.

It also boasts an increased memory and increased processing power as well as BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy), NFC (Near Field Communication) and an updated wireless radio to provide a more powerful wifi connection

Bold, Deep Bass, Pure And True

Bold, Deep Bass, Pure And True

The biggest Sonos speaker packs a punch and connects you to the heartbeat of the music you love. Enjoy studio-quality, high-fidelity sound with deep, rich bass from three woofers packed into an unrivalled sealed architecture to prevent reverb and echo.

The three woofers team up with a trio of tweeters to enable remarkably distinct separation of voices and instruments like you’ve never heard before - from crisp high-frequency to deep bass. A phased speaker array design offers a wide stereo soundstage, directing sound to the left, right and centre.

The Five lets you hear and feel the emotion, energy and passion the artist packed into the original recording. 

Superior Smart Stereo Sound

Superior Smart Stereo Sound

When used on its own and placed horizontally, Five automatically separates the left & right channels for impressive stereo sound.

For the real music-lovers out there, pair  2 x Sonos Five speakers to experience a true stereo soundstage. With this set-up, the speakers smartly adjust to mono to gain more detailed stereo separation ensuring you hear every instrument, voice and sonic detail as the artist intended.

Line-In - Connect Your Turntable & More

Use the 3.5mm jack line-in connection to play audio from a turntable, phone, laptop/PC or CD player. Once connected to the Five, you can send the audio to any other Sonos speakers in your system. 

The line-in connection enables the Five to automatically detect when audio starts playing so you can start listening the second the needle hits the record.

Apple AirPlay 2, Amazon Echo & Google Home Compatible

Apple AirPlay 2, Amazon Echo & Google Home Compatible

Decide how you want to control your speaker. Use the Sonos App or cast audio straight from your Apple IOS device using Airplay 2. 

If you want the convenience of voice control, you can pair any Amazon Echo or Google Assistant product with the Sonos Five and use your voice to play and control your music, podcasts, radio stations & more.

Sonos Five Pros & Cons

Sonos Five Pros & Cons


+ TruePlay Tuning helps your speaker become more spatially aware of its environment and automatically adjusts the audio to suit the space it’s in.

+ Wide, Rich, vibrant, room-filling audio

+ Refreshed, sleek design will complement any space

+ Upgraded internals & future-proofed hardware

+ Line-in enables you to connect your turntable 


- No built-in voice control 

- Cant be used as a stereo pair with older PLAY:5 speakers

- WiFi-only speaker - no support for Bluetooth

- Line-in is disabled if speakers are used as rears to a soundbar