78points

Apple HomePod

84points

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
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Apple HomePod vs Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
78
points
Apple HomePod
84
points
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

Why is Apple HomePod better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1?

  • 6 more drivers
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    8vs2
  • 59.59% less body volume
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    3468.21cm³vs8581.788cm³
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.1
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 700g lighter
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    2.5kgvs3200g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    6vs5
  • 155mm shorter
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    172mmvs327mm

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 better than Apple HomePod?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • Supports Ethernet
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  • Is DLNA-certified
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  • Has wireless charging
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Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound 1 Portable Wirel...Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 Portable Wireless Speaker with Voice Assistant - Natural - 1666511
Amazon logo
$1,750.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Wireless M...Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Wireless Multiroom Soundbar, Silver/Black
Amazon logo
$1,750.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound Balance Wireless...Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance Wireless Multiroom Speaker, Natural Oak
Amazon logo
$2,250.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound 2 Wireless Multi...Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 Wireless Multiroom Speaker, Natural Brushed
Amazon logo
$2,500.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonB&O Play A1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, ...B&O Play A1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Aloe, One Size
Amazon logo
$159.95
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multi...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multiroom Speaker with 360-Degree Sound, Natural
Amazon logo
$536.03
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay P6 Portable Bluet...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay P6 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Microphone, Natural
Amazon logo
$399.99
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 Portable Bluet...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Microphone – Natural - 1297846
Amazon logo
$204.46
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen B&O BeoSound 1 Bluetooth ...Bang & Olufsen B&O BeoSound 1 Bluetooth Module ONLY
Amazon logo
$295.00

Design

1.drivers count

8

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2.control panel placed on a device
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
3.volume

3468.21cm³

8581.79cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.is an active speaker
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
An amplifier is integrated into the device. An audio amplifier takes a small signal and makes it bigger without making any other changes in it which results in better sound, so any sound source can be connected to speakers.
3.has a subwoofer
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.
5.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
6.has active noise-canceling (noise control)
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.can be used with standard batteries
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.
2.Bluetooth version

5

4.1

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
6.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.Has a radio
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
6.has a sleep timer
Apple HomePod
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound 1 Portable Wirel...Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 Portable Wireless Speaker with Voice Assistant - Natural - 1666511
Amazon logo
$1,750.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Wireless M...Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Wireless Multiroom Soundbar, Silver/Black
Amazon logo
$1,750.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound Balance Wireless...Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance Wireless Multiroom Speaker, Natural Oak
Amazon logo
$2,250.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound 2 Wireless Multi...Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 Wireless Multiroom Speaker, Natural Brushed
Amazon logo
$2,500.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonB&O Play A1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, ...B&O Play A1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Aloe, One Size
Amazon logo
$159.95
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multi...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multiroom Speaker with 360-Degree Sound, Natural
Amazon logo
$536.03
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay P6 Portable Bluet...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay P6 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Microphone, Natural
Amazon logo
$399.99
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 Portable Bluet...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker with Microphone – Natural - 1297846
Amazon logo
$204.46
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen B&O BeoSound 1 Bluetooth ...Bang & Olufsen B&O BeoSound 1 Bluetooth Module ONLY
Amazon logo
$295.00

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