In addition to the Sonos One, there's also the Sonos One SL*, which has no microphone built in. To see the differences, compare the Sonos One and Sonos One SL.
Bose also offers another version, the Bose Home Speaker 500*. This device is more expensive and has stereo built in. You can also read the comparison with the differences between the Bose Home Speaker 300 and 500.
Differences between Sonos One and Bose Home Speaker 300
ConnectionsBoth Sonos and Bose offer the ability to play music over WiFi and AirPlay 2. Bose also offers the option of receiving music via Bluetooth. This is not available with Sonos.
Streaming servicesStreaming services are currently the most important medium for listening to music. Here Sonos supports much more and trumps enormously. However, the most relevant and important services are in the list at Bose.
For most people, Amazon Music and Spotify will be the most relevant. These are included with Bose and Sonos.
|Streaming service||Sonos One||Bose Home Speaker 300|
|Aldi life Musik||Yes||No|
|Still others (more unknown) |
Current list at Sonos
|Complete list |
Current list at Bose
Voice controlThe Bose Home Speaker 300 and Sonos One both support voice control. Amazon Alexa and the Google Voice Assistant are supported.
The important difference between Sonos One and Sonos One SL is that the Bose Home Speaker 300 and the Sonos One SL support both. The device with the SL suffix does not have voice control built in.
MultiroomBoth Sonos and Bose have their own ecosystems. So when you buy, you have to choose a brand. It's similar to Apple. Using third-party devices is often complicated or impossible.
Both manufacturers give you the option of using multiple speakers to make connections and build a large sound system. Playback over several rooms is possible with both brands.
Sonos is nevertheless one of the market leaders in this area and also occupies the better position here. The brand is focused on the production of multiroom speaker systems. Bose, on the other hand, has significantly more items in its product range.
With two Sonos One, you can build a stereo system. Together with the Sonos Beam*, the PlayBase* or the PlayBar*, you can build a home theater system. Optionally there is even the Sonos Sub*.
Sonos also offers practical options for the garden with the Sonos Move*. The cooperation with the probably most famous furniture store Ikea also says something about the brand.
If you're interested in distribution and easy deployment. Then you've come to the right place with the Sonos One.
The Bose Home Speaker 300 is more of an attempt to break into the field and compete in the Sonos market. However, it's not as mature as Sonos, although there are several Bose devices for the field.
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Which speaker is better?Overall, the Sonos One* performs better in comparison. The Bose Home Speaker 300* looks more like a replica of the Sonos One.
Sonos One gives you more streaming services and a much more distinct ecosystem. It's sophisticated and easy to set up and use.
Bose simply gives you the advantage of Bluetooth playback, which the Sonos One can't.
The manufacturer Sonos is rightly the leading brand in the field of loudspeakers. In fact, the Sonos device is usually less expensive. In general, however, both are in the same price range.
You can also buy the Sonos One SL* if you can do without voice control. This is also relevant if you already own a Sonos One and want to expand your system. You can read about the differences between Sonos One and Sonos One SL. You can save a little on the price here.