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Sonos Play 3 Review

The Sonos Play 3 smart speaker is the newest device in Sonos’ line of smart speakers that continues Sonos’ long-standing tradition of putting quality products out.

This versatile speaker features incredible sound quality that is sure to please any audiophile out there looking for a smart solution to their media playing needs.


The first thing you will notice about the Play 3 is the fact that the quality of the audio it puts out is simply fantastic, the fact that this tiny speaker packs two mid-range drivers and one tweeter, each with a dedicated amp and radiator means that the playback quality easily competes and outperforms devices that cost 2 or 3 times more.

Check out the Sonos Play 3 and newer models below:


One thing we absolutely loved about the Play 3 is the fact that the bundled app has a sleek, fast interface that interacts almost instantly with your device, once you connect the Play 3 to the power and your Wi-Fi network then you can control the device through any mobile device with iOs/Android.


One thing that bothered us a bit about the Sonos Play 3 smart speaker is the fact that it has no Aux jack.

While we are aware that Aux Jacks are becoming less common –especially in devices that are meant to be connected to the cloud- the fact that you can’t connect your iPod, tablet or media player to it right away (you have to do it through your local network as we mentioned before) is a minor nuisance.

However, this turns into a major problem when you want to play a CD or even older media.

Another thing to consider is the fact that you cannot push your music from one device to the Sonos Play 3 smart speaker out of the box, if you want to do this you need to buy an additional Sonos Play 3 Component.

Again, not a major nuisance but it does seem like something that most smart speakers are able to do at this time.


Overall, the Sonos Play 3 seems like an excellent choice for those looking to integrate all of their media into a cute, sleek device that will play almost anything and everything.

If you’re looking for a high-quality smart speaker system that can connect to your existing Wi-Fi network then the Sonos Play 3 smart speaker is a fantastic choice that can easily provide an inexpensive, easy solution that packs a powerful set of speakers and amps and that is well worth the price.