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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 review: specs and price

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
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    60Hzvs75.34Hz
  • Drivers count
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    4vs2.17
  • Weight
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    1.25kgvs1.57kg
  • Power consumption in standby mode
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    0.5W vs0.7W
  • Operating power consumption
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    3W vs25.73W
  • Thickness
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    70mmvs99.64mm

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Design

1.volume

5292cm³

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
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.weight

1.25kg

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.
6.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
7.width

210mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Connectivity

1.has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
The Apple dock connector is a proprietary 30-pin connector that is common to Apple devices (iPods, iPhones and iPads) predating the Lightning connector. Allows you to connect older Apple devices, play music and at the same time charge it.

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