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78points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1

68points

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 vs Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
78
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
68
points
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 better than Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge?

  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 97.41% less body volume
    849.07cm³vs32760.52cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Weather-sealed
    ?
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • 369mm shorter
    133mmvs502mm
  • 12.4kg lighter
    600gvs13000g

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1?

  • 12.7mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    101.6mmvs88.9mm
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • Has WiFi
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Top specs and features

Design

1.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

88.9mm

101.6mm

2.drivers count
?

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

Best

Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2

4

3.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

849.07cm³

32760.52cm³

5.Weather-sealed
?

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
6.height
?

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

133mm

502mm

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Marshall Stockwell II

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
2.is an active speaker
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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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.Has a passive radiator
?

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.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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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.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Marshall Stockwell II

5

4.2

4.2

2.has an AUX input
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
2.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

JBL Charge 4

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Miscellaneous

1.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

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