No progress on key features
So here we are 10 years after Sonos was introduced, library limit is still 65k tracks, no ability to stream 24 bit or DSD. Very very weak. Unfortunately there is not a better alternative -- but as we saw with the death of the squeezebox, this won't continue forever.
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DSD and 24 bit are irrelevant to playback, demonstrably no better than CD, pure marketing-driven.
Sonos still leads their market segment by concentrating on the things that actually matter, not wasting time and money on things that don't.
In 24 bit and DSD?
I wonder which ones aren't available that will make my life unbearable and I will have to dispose of my Sonos gear in favour of...I wonder which ones will still be around in 5 years, let alone ten.
given that there is little or no difference between a 320kbs mp3 and a lossless file why would a higher bitrate file be even better. Only in critical listening and only with certain classical music can I detect a difference - and that depends heavily on the quality of listening equipment. Or is that because over a price gear just sounds different rather than better.
Oh and by the way, if you were trying to make a point with the Squeezebox reference, you failed miserably. Squeezebox had no library limit and was able to play Hires audio. Still dead as a doornail.
You can only claim "Sonos is a product that basically hasn't been updated in 15 years" if you've been living in a silver foil box for the last 15 years worrying about Major League Baseball spying on you.
There are NO gymnastics required to play your Hi-res music - Just re-code to a playable format - You will NOT notice any difference and it's a one off job.
The idea of Sonos downsampling 'HiRes' on the fly every time it's played would be hugely wasteful of CPU and/or network bandwidth.
As for 'Sonos is a product that basically hasn't been updated in 15 years', since the company was only founded in 2002 and ZP100 released in 2005 that makes for an interesting interpretation.
The last big breakthrough of note on the sound quality front was CDs.
Of course one could say that the availability of hifi quality sound at much lower price points than in the past is a breakthrough of sorts.
Nothing more to be said.