76points
58points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1

52points
42points

Libratone Too

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 vs Libratone Too

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1
Libratone Too

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1 better than Libratone Too?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 50.8mm bigger driver unit
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    88.9mmvs38.1mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • 12h longer battery life
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    24hvs12h
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Has a mute function
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Why is Libratone Too better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A1?

  • 4.31% less body volume
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    812.51cm³vs849.072cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 10.3g lighter
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    589.7gvs600g
  • 67mm shorter
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    66mmvs133mm
  • Has wireless charging
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Design

1.volume

849.07cm³

812.51cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
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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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.driver unit size

88.9mm

38.1mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
8.weight

600g

589.7g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
9.height

133mm

66mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
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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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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Libratone Too
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
4.has wireless charging
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Libratone Too
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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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.
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
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Libratone Too
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
7.has AirPlay
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AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.has voice commands
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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 voice prompts
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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.

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