Editors Liked

  • Superb sound quality
  • Integrates with existing Sonos system
  • Alexa integrations works almost exactly the same here as on the Echo
  • Wide selection of music services to stream from
  • First Sonos to let you control your music with your voice
  • Plays music while Alexa is muted
  • In 2018 Sonos will add Google Assistant, and Apple AirPlay 2 support is coming too

Editors Didn't Like

  • Convoluted setup process
  • No threaded insert for mounting
  • Alexa setup is not nearly as easy as it should be
  • Costs twice as much as the new Echo
  • Voice controls don't support Spotify
  • Lacks Bluetooth
  • You can't disable the LED that glows when the mic is on, nor the tone that sounds when you say the wake word