Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3Boom Swimmer
Top 47%622 points
Top 47%
Top 31%818 points
Top 31%
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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Boom Swimmer: 24 facts in comparison

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.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
54% have it

2. 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.
50.8mm
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm
44mm

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 A3
Boom Swimmer
88% have it

4. height

281mm shorter.
360mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
79mm

5. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
60Hz
Samsung WAM750: 8Hz
120Hz

6. is an active speaker

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 A3
Boom Swimmer
63% have it

7. width

70.3mm narrower.
210mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
139.7mm

8. volume

80.2% less body volume.
5292cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
1048.45cm³

9. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
51% have it

10. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
31% have it

11. weight

888g lighter.
1.25kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
362g

12. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
4
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
1

13. 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 A3
Boom Swimmer
79% have it

14. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
18% have it

15. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
64% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
76% have it

17. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
34% have it

18. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
43% have it

19. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
15000Hz
Bose SoundLink Air: 60000Hz
20000Hz

20. 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 A3
Boom Swimmer
43% have it

21. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5h
WOWee One Slim: 0.5h
2h

22. thickness

25mm thinner.
70mm
Braven 850: 7mm
95mm

23. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
43% have it

24. has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

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.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Boom Swimmer
12% have it

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