Sonos - Native App drawbacks
No remote controls (Play, pause, skip, volume, station change) from our website or the Cloud Cover Music Mobile apps. You must use Sonos App
Can't schedule with Dayparting. To schedule music you must use Sonos Alarms. You can have a maximum of 32 alarms.
Station Change can take a few songs to play out before changing
Your Sonos app control device will need to be on the same network as your Sonos speaker to work.
Sonos - Native App advantages
Ability to schedule volume changes with Sonos Alarms.
Tune your speakers with Trueplay. Trueplay measures how sound reflects off walls, furnishings and other surfaces in a room, then fine tunes your Sonos speaker to make sure it sounds great no matter where you've placed it.
No Cloudbox, mobile/tablet device, or computer needed