- Amplifier: 3 x Class-D digital amplifiers
- Speakers: 3 driver speaker system (one tweeter, two mid-range drivers, and one bass radiator). Each driver in the product is individually powered by a dedicated amplifier.
- Stereo pair setting: allows you to group two PLAY:3s in the same room with one PLAY:3 serving as the left channel and the other as the right channel.
- Operating systems (for stored files): Windows XP SP2 and higher; Mac OS X v10.4 and higher; NAS (Network Attached Storage) devices supporting CIFS
- Music services supported: Sonos works seamlessly with Anubis.fm, AUPEO!, Deezer, iheartradio, Last.fm, MOG, Napster, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody, SiriusXM Internet Radio, Spotify, Stitcher SmartRadio, TuneIn, Wolfgang´s Vault, and downloads from any service offering DRM-free tracks. (Service availability varies by region)
- Internet radio supportedL Streaming MP3, WMA
- Audio formats supported: Support for compressed MP3, iTunes Plus, WMA (including purchased Windows Media downloads), AAC (MPEG4), Ogg Vorbis, Audible (format 4), Apple Lossless, Flac (lossless) music files, as well as uncompressed WAV and AIFF files.
- Native support for 44.1kHz sample rates. Additional support for 48kHz, 32kHz, 24kHz, 22kHz, 16kHz, 11kHz, and 8kHz sample rates.
- Note: Apple "Fairplay", AAC Enhanced and WMA Lossless formats not currently supported. Previously purchased Apple "Fairplay" DRM-protected songs may be upgraded.
- Album art supported: JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF
- Playback modes: Crossfade, shuffle, repeat
- Playlists supported: iTunes, Rhapsody, WinAmp, Windows Media Player, and MusicMatch (.m3u, .pls, .wpl)
- Ethernet Port: A single ethernet port that can connect the PLAY:3 to a wired home network or allow an ethernet device to connect through Sonosnet
- Wireless connectivity: SonosNet 2.0, a secure AES encrypted, peer-to-peer wireless mesh network
- Power Supply: AC 120/240V, 50-60Hz, auto-switchable
- Package contents: Sonos PLAY:3, power cord, flat ethernet cable, Sonos quickstart guide
- Top-panel lights: indicate ZonePlayer status and mute status
- Top-panel buttons: volume and mute
- Dimensions (H x W x D): 132 x 268 x 160mm
- Weight: 2.6kg
- Product finish: white with light metallic grille
- Mount: standard 1/4" / 20 threaded mounting socket
- Multi-language support: Sonos system software supports Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Swedish