Sonos Playbar vs Akixno SR210 review

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Rating 5 5
Sonos Playbar
vs
Akixno SR210

It makes sense comparing Sonos Playbar vs Akixno SR210 because they both are able to give some premium features. Based on our rating, Playbar has a total rating of 4.5 out of 10 versus 4 for SR210. The competitors' control buttons are different: play/pause, volume up, volume down and power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth, respectively.

Audio features

Both soundbars have active amplification type. A significant difference between the units in the number of channels, the Sonos Playbar has 3.0 versus 2.0 for the Akixno SR210. Competitors do not have a built-in subwoofer. The Sonos Playbar got our rating of 7 out of 10, and the Akixno SR210 5 for its audio features and specs. Both models do not support Google Play Music. Spotify support is available on the Playbar.

Connectivity

Only the Sonos Playbar can connect to the Internet via WI-FI. Only the SR210 has Bluetooth support. The HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) does not support any one of these models. The compared models do not have a USB connector. For connectivity, the Playbar received a rating of 3/10 versus 4/10, respectively.

Features

App control is available for the Playbar. None of the models under consideration have a built-in microphone. Soundbars do not have Multi-room support.

Multichannel surround

None of soundbars equipped with Dolby Atmos multichannel audio decoder. The soundbars do not support the surround sound technology DTS:X. Compared devices do not have DTS Virtual:X support.

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Common

Product

Sonos Playbar
Akixno SR210

Model

Playbar
SR210

Brand

Sonos
Akixno

Reviews

1323
88

General

Placement type

table-top, wall-mountable
table-top, wall-mountable

Connection to source

wired, wireless
wired, wireless

Soundbar buttons

play/pause, volume up, volume down
power, volume down, volume up, Bluetooth

Audio features

Built-in channels

3.0
2.0

Amplification type

active
active

Output power, W

20

Separate speaker (in package)

0
0

Separate speaker connections

wireless

Subwoofer

Built-in subwoofer

Separate subwoofer (in package)

0
0

Separate subwoofer connections

wireless
has not

Streaming services

Apple Music (AirPlay)

AirPlay 2

Google Play Music

Amazon Music

Spotify

Other streaming services

Pandora, Tuneln, SoundCloud
has not

Connectivity

WI-FI

Bluetooth

Ethernet (RJ45)

2
0

NFC

HDMI input/output

0/0
0/0

HDMI ARC

Optical digital input/output

1/0
1/0

USB

Coaxial digital input/output

0/0
0/0

Analog audio input/output (RCA)

0/0
1/0

Headphone output

0
0

Subwoofer output

0
0

Features

Voice control

App control

Microphone

Remote control

Multi-room

Multichannel surround

Dolby Atmos

Dolby Digital

Dolby Pro Logic II

DTS:X

DTS Virtual:X

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Size (Wx H x D), cm/in

90 x 14 x 8.5/35.4 x 5.5 x 3.3
58.4 x 5.8 x 5.8/23.6 x 2.4 x 2.4

Weight, kg/pounds

5.4/11.9
0.9/2.1
Sonos Playbar
Akixno SR210
Sonos Playbar
Akixno SR210

Soundbars SoundStrokes Art comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 4.5
  • 4
  • 4.5Sonos Playbar
  • 4Akixno SR210

The Sonos Playbar is better soundbar in this comparison. Check Sonos Playbar price