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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
Top 49%599 points
Top 49%
Top 39%727 points
Top 39%
Top 18%976 points
Top 18%
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Bowers & Wilkins A5 vs Scosche BoomBottle: 31 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
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
54% have it

2. 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
47Hz
70Hz

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
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
89% have it

4. 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
100mm
40mm

5. 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
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
64% have it

6. volume

5292cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
6480cm³
266.98cm³

7. height

360mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
300mm
206mm

8. 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
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
51% have it

9. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
32% have it

10. has a passive radiator

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
25% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
77% have it

12. width

210mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
180mm
36mm

13. 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
4
2

14. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
64% have it

15. weight

1.25kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
3.6kg
816g

16. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
19% have it

17. 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
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
77% have it

18. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
44% have it

19. 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
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
34% have it

20. 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
22000Hz
20000Hz

21. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
23% have it

22. 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
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
43% have it

23. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
20% have it

24. 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
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
44% have it

25. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
27% have it

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