39points
26points

Sonos Play:1

71points
69points

Ultimate Ears Megaboom

Sonos Play:1
sonos-play-1 1
sonos-play-1 2
sonos-play-1 3
sonos-play-1 4
sonos-play-1 5
sonos-play-1 6
sonos-play-1 7
sonos-play-1 8
sonos-play-1 9
sonos-play-1 10
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
ultimate-ears-megaboom 1
ultimate-ears-megaboom 2
ultimate-ears-megaboom 3
ultimate-ears-megaboom 4
ultimate-ears-megaboom 5
ultimate-ears-megaboom 6
ultimate-ears-megaboom 7
ultimate-ears-megaboom 8
ultimate-ears-megaboom 9
ultimate-ears-megaboom 10
vs
vs

27 facts in comparison

Sonos Play:1 vs Ultimate Ears Megaboom

Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
39
points
Sonos Play:1
71
points
Ultimate Ears Megaboom

Why is Sonos Play:1 better than Ultimate Ears Megaboom?

  • 38mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    89mmvs51mm
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Supports Ethernet
    ?
  • 64.5mm shorter
    ?

    161.5mmvs226mm
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • Has wireless charging
    ?

Why is Ultimate Ears Megaboom better than Sonos Play:1?

  • 32.04% less body volume
    ?

    1556.91cm³vs2290.8468149999994cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
    ?
  • 20.9m greater wireless connectivity range
    ?

    30mvs9.1m
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

Price comparison

Sonos Play:1

Buy used:

$209.00

ProductStorePrice
Sonos Play:1 walmartSonos Shelf for Sonos One and PLAY:1 (Wh...Sonos Shelf for Sonos One and PLAY:1 (White)
walmart logo
$59.99

Ultimate Ears Megaboom

Buy used:

$73.95

ProductStorePrice
Ultimate Ears Megaboom AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM (2015) Portable W...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM (2015) Portable Waterproof & Shockproof Bluetooth Speaker - Charcoal
Amazon logo
$94.12
Ultimate Ears Megaboom AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM (2015) Portable W...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM (2015) Portable Waterproof & Shockproof Bluetooth Speaker - Black/White Origami
Amazon logo
$149.99
Ultimate Ears Megaboom AmazonUltimate Ears UE MEGABOOM Wireless Bluet...Ultimate Ears UE MEGABOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Waterproof and Shockproof - Lava Red (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$84.95
Ultimate Ears Megaboom AmazonUE MEGABOOM Charcoal Black Wireless Blue...UE MEGABOOM Charcoal Black Wireless Bluetooth Speaker (Charcoal Black, Renewed)
Amazon logo
$85.99
Ultimate Ears Megaboom AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM Wireless Bluetoot...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Waterproof and Shockproof - Charcoal Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$79.99
Ultimate Ears Megaboom AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM (2015) Portable W...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM (2015) Portable Waterproof & Shockproof Bluetooth Speaker - Deep Radiance
Amazon logo
$107.63
Ultimate Ears Megaboom AmazonUltimate Ears MEGABOOM (2015) Portable W...Ultimate Ears MEGABOOM (2015) Portable Waterproof & Shockproof Bluetooth Speaker - Electric Blue
Amazon logo
$139.99
Ultimate Ears Megaboom walmartUltimate Ears UE Megaboom Wireless Speak...Ultimate Ears UE Megaboom Wireless Speaker
walmart logo
$153.87

Cheap alternatives

Design

1.drivers count

2

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.volume

2290.85cm³

1556.91cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.driver unit size

89mm

51mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.is an active speaker
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
3.Has a passive radiator
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.supports Wi-Fi
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

30m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
5.has AirPlay
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
6.supports Ethernet
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Sonos Play:1
Ultimate Ears Megaboom
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Which are the best portable speakers?

Show all
This page is currently only available in English.