Comparing Sonos Move and Ultimate Ears Hyperboom

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Sonos Move ranks #26 out of 272. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom ranks #55 out of 272. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Sonos Move more than Ultimate Ears Hyperboom

As of 4 Sep 2022, experts prefer Sonos Move over Ultimate Ears Hyperboom, but both Bluetooth Speakers have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Sonos Move received 7 recommendations: from TechRadar (8 Aug 2022), TechHive (26 Aug 2022) Rtings.com (17 Aug 2022) and 4 others. By contrast, Ultimate Ears Hyperboom received only 4 recommendations from TechRadar (8 Aug 2022), SoundGuys (7 Apr 2022) WIRED (24 Jun 2022) and 1 other.

Rank Change Price Bluetooth Speaker
TechRadar
TechHive
Rtings.com
Digital Trends
SoundGuys
What Hi-Fi
WIRED
Popular Mechanics
PCMag
Tom's Guide
1
- $424
Sonos Move
8
4
1
8
2
-
4
-
-
10
8
-2 $450
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom
7
-
-
-
4
-
10
-
-
8

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 8 Aug 2022 TechRadar ranked Ultimate Ears Hyperboom as #7 and Sonos Move as #8
    Rank Bluetooth Speaker Comment
    ... ... ...
    #7 out of 13 Ultimate Ears Hyperboom
    Powerful sound for parties both big and small
    #8 out of 13 Sonos Move
    The Bluetooth speaker for premium sound
    ... ... ...
  • On 7 Apr 2022 SoundGuys ranked Sonos Move as #2 and Ultimate Ears Hyperboom as #4
    Rank Bluetooth Speaker Comment
    ... ... ...
    #2 out of 5 Sonos Move
    Best Smart Speaker
    ... ... ...
    #4 out of 5 Ultimate Ears Hyperboom
    Best for Parties
    ... ... ...
  • On 24 Jun 2022 WIRED ranked Sonos Move as #4 and Ultimate Ears Hyperboom as #10
    Rank Bluetooth Speaker Comment
    ... ... ...
    #4 out of 16 Sonos Move
    Best for Home
    ... ... ...
    #10 out of 16 Ultimate Ears Hyperboom
    Porta Party
    ... ... ...
  • On 18 Aug 2022 Tom's Guide ranked Ultimate Ears Hyperboom as #8 and Sonos Move as #10
    Rank Bluetooth Speaker Comment
    ... ... ...
    #8 out of 12 Ultimate Ears Hyperboom
    The best Bluetooth speaker for parties
    ... ... ...
    #10 out of 12 Sonos Move
    The best Bluetooth speaker for outdoors
    ... ... ...
  • On 26 Aug 2022 TechHive ranked Sonos Move as #4
    Rank Bluetooth Speaker Comment
    ... ... ...
    #4 out of 10 Sonos Move
    Best outdoor Bluetooth speaker
    ... ... ...
  • On 17 Aug 2022 Rtings.com ranked Sonos Move as #1
    Rank Bluetooth Speaker Comment
    #1 out of 8 Sonos Move
    Best Bluetooth Speaker
    ... ... ...
  • On 19 Aug 2022 Digital Trends ranked Sonos Move as #8
    Rank Bluetooth Speaker Comment
    ... ... ...
    #8 out of 9 Sonos Move
    A multi-use Sonos speaker
    ... ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 110 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Sonos Move outranks Ultimate Ears Hyperboom. This is not to say that Ultimate Ears Hyperboom is a bad option. Like Sonos Move, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Sonos Move a bit more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Sonos Move
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Sonos Move, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Ultimate Ears Hyperboom.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling bluetooth speaker receives a consumer score of 8.7 (great). Both Sonos Move and Ultimate Ears Hyperboom receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Sonos Move
In comparison:
Sonos Move ranks #26 out of 272. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom
In comparison:
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom ranks #55 out of 272. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
Median best-selling Bluetooth Speaker
In comparison:
OontZ Angle 3+ ranks #137 out of 272. It is in the top 10%.
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8.7
Great





Sonos Move is more popular than Ultimate Ears Hyperboom

It's fairly safe to say that Sonos Move is a more popular bluetooth speaker than Ultimate Ears Hyperboom, based on its 5,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Sonos Move and Ultimate Ears Hyperboom often consider Ultimate Ears Hyperboom, a pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Sonos Move and Ultimate Ears Hyperboom
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom $450
In comparison:
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom ranks #55 out of 272. It is in the top 10%.
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9.5
Amazing
4 expert recommendations
JBL Extreme 3 $380
In comparison:
JBL Extreme 3 ranks #63 out of 272. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
2 expert recommendations Cheaper
JBL Boombox $499
In comparison:
JBL Boombox ranks #6 out of 272. It is in the top 10%.
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10.0
Amazing
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Sonos Move outranks Ultimate Ears Hyperboom by 7 positions. This indicates that, as of 4 Sep 2022, Sonos Move is more critically acclaimed than Ultimate Ears Hyperboom.
Rank Change Price Bluetooth Speaker
TechRadar
TechHive
Rtings.com
Digital Trends
SoundGuys
What Hi-Fi
WIRED
Popular Mechanics
PCMag
Tom's Guide
1
- $424
Sonos Move
8
4
1
8
2
-
4
-
-
10
2
- $198
Sonos Roam
1
5
-
2
-
15
2
-
-
3
3
- $180
JBL Charge 5
6
6
-
-
1
5
-
-
3
7
4
- $100
UE Wonderboom 2
9
-
4
7
-
9
5
5
-
5
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [22]

85
Total expert reviews: 22
  • with a score: 15
  • without a score: 7
Highest score by The Guardian
100
Average score based on 22 reviews
85
Lowest score by SoundGuys
78

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [26]

81
Total expert reviews: 26
  • with a score: 4
  • without a score: 22
Highest score by WIRED
90
Average score based on 26 reviews
81
Lowest score by SoundGuys
74

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • The durable, battery-powered smart speaker for outdoor and indoor listening
  • Easy to use - Setup takes minutes, and control is simple with the Sonos app, Bluetooth, AirPlay 2, and your voice
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth - Stream over Wi-Fi and connect Move to the rest of your Sonos system at home. Switch to Bluetooth when you're away and offline
  • Read more
From Seller:
  • Big loud pristine sound + extreme bass ultimate ears Hyperboom is a portable Bluetooth speaker with supermassive beautifully rich sound with big booming bass
  • Easy music sharing: Play music from four different devices and easily switch between them with just a press of a button connect via two Bluetooth inputs one auxiliary and one optical input
  • Read more
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From Manufacturer Manufacturer-provided product description, urls and documents.
EAN Numbers: 0840136800620, 0878269008880, 8717755776761
UPC Numbers: 840136800620, 878269008880
Model Numbers: MOVE1UK1BLK, MOVE1US1
EAN Numbers: 0097855151438
UPC Numbers: 097855151438
Model Numbers: 984-001591
Ultimate Ears Hyperboom: Buy | Customer Reviews
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Sonos Move is a very popular option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling bluetooth speakers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Audio Pro Addon C10 MkII or Sony SRS-XB41 .

Sonos Move is $346.01 more expensive than the average bluetooth speaker ($89.99).

Ultimate Ears Hyperboom is a popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling bluetooth speakers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Audio Pro Addon C10 MkII or Sony SRS-XB41 .

Ultimate Ears Hyperboom is $360 more expensive than an average bluetooth speaker ($89.99).

Ultimate Ears Hyperboom: Buy | Customer Reviews

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