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Sonos PLAYBAR

Sonos PLAYBAR

from  $699+
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84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

Sonos' Playbar makes an excellent addition to your living room, but only well-heeled music lovers can afford one.

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Pros
  • Simple set up
  • Great, room-filling sound for a soundbar
  • Top-notch build quality
Cons
  • Expensive
  • Mobile app needs a better UI
84 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
84

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

84
 

User Reviews

80
Amlbeats
Very nice piece by the award winning brand Sonos. Believe it or not this one...read more
100
rthys
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
90
rbn
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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Score Breakdown

 
92
Average user Score
 
80
Amlbeats
02.23.14
Very nice piece by the award winning brand Sonos. Believe it or not this one of the few sound bars thats "full range" no sub needed even though Sonos recommends it. With virtual surround sound processing you wont be disappointed watching the big game.
 
100
rthys
11.12.13
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
 
90
rbn
04.01.13
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
100
ls4driver
03.27.13
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
 
90
ndquietman
03.12.13
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget