Version 5.0 of the Sonos Controller app makes it even easier to find your favorite music, the new Universal Search capability means Sonos will search your own library and across all of your enabled streaming music services at once. Previously, you could only search one service at a time. Sonos has also made the app’s interface to be more in line with current smartphone layouts; album art takes a more prominent place in the new app.
It also lets home theater users with 5.0- or 5.1-channel systems direct their surround speakers to play stereo sound, as opposed to the background sounds usually assigned to these speakers. Sonos says that it added this feature during the beta process.
Sonos Controller requires Android 2.1 or later or iOS 6 or later.