Audioengine S8 vs Sonos SUB

S8 vs SUB comparison chart

Overall
Audioengine S8
7
Sonos SUB
6
8
7

Audioengine S8 vs Sonos SUB review

Audioengine S8
vs
Sonos SUB

We've put together a comparison of these two impressive subwoofers Audioengine S8 vs Sonos SUB. S8 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 vs 6 out of 10 for SUB.

Advantages Audioengine S8 over Sonos SUB

  • Larger driver size: 8" vs 6"
  • Volume control
  • Subwoofer phase control allows the user to add electrical delay to the incoming signal
  • Low-pass filter eliminates the notes you don't want your subwoofer to play

Advantages Sonos SUB over Audioengine S8

  • Wireless - can be connected to an audio source through Wi-Fi technology
  • Better low limit of frequency response: 25Hz vs 27Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 200Hz vs 180Hz
  • App control
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Rating 5 5
Audioengine S8

May 14, 2020

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Sonos SUB

May 11, 2020

By reading this Sonos SUB review you'll see that Sonos has improved its home digital music system, working in a multi-room (multi-room) mode. Today, many companies produce such systems, but the Sonos...

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Common

Product

Audioengine S8
Sonos SUB

Model

S8
SUB

Brand

Audioengine
Sonos

Reviews

267
1660

General

Amplification type

active
active

Wireless

Detachable grilles

Enclosure type

vented
sealed

Power

Nominal output power (RMS), W

150

Maximal output power (RMS), W

250

Audio performance

Sensitivity, dB

88

Impedance, Ohm

8

Frequency response, Hz

27-180
25-200

Crossover frequency, Hz

50-130

Driver

Driver quantity

1
2

Driver size, in

8
6

Driver placement

down firing
front panel

Port placement

front panel
without

Connectivity

Wi-Fi

Bluetooth

Extensive connection

RCA LFE inputs

1
0

RCA stereo line level inputs (pair)

1
0

RCA outputs

1
0

XLR inputs (pair)

0
0

XLR outputs (pair)

0
0

Speaker level output (pair)

0
0

Speaker level input (pair)

0
0

Control

Volume

Subwoofer phase

Low-pass filter

Main power switch

App control

Desing

Body material

MDF

Woofer composition

polymer

Colors

black, white
black

User manual

Manual

Dimensions

Dimensions (W x H x D), cm/in

33.2 x 28.1 x 33.2/13.1 x 11.1 x 13.2
38.9 x 40 x 15.8/15.3 x 15.8 x 6.2

Weight, kg/pounds

12.7/28.1
16/36.3

Other

Release year

2008
2014
Audioengine S8
Sonos SUB
Audioengine S8
Sonos SUB

Subwoofers CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6
  • 7Audioengine S8
  • 6Sonos SUB

The Audioengine S8 is better subwoofer in this comparison - check Audioengine S8 price.