54points

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

60points

Bowers & Wilkins A5

79points

Scosche BoomBottle

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Bowers & Wilkins A5
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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Bowers & Wilkins A5 vs Scosche BoomBottle

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 better than Bowers & Wilkins A5 & Scosche BoomBottle?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector

Why is Bowers & Wilkins A5 better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 & Scosche BoomBottle?

  • Lowest frequency
    47Hzvs60,70Hz
  • Has AirPlay
  • Supports Ethernet

Why is Scosche BoomBottle better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 & Bowers & Wilkins A5?

  • Volume
    266.98cm³vs5292,6480cm³
  • Height
    206mmvs360,300mm
  • Has a passive radiator
  • Width
    36mmvs210,180mm
  • Weight
    816gvs1250,3600g
  • Weather sealed
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

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Design

1.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.

2.driver unit size

50.8mm

100mm

40mm

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

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Sony SRS-X77

462mm

3.volume

5292cm³

6480cm³

266.98cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.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.

5.drivers count

4

4

2

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

6.height

360mm

300mm

206mm

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

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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.lowest frequency

60Hz

47Hz

70Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Samsung WAM750

8Hz

3.is an active speaker
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
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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.

4.has a passive radiator
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

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.

5.has a subwoofer
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

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

6.highest frequency

15000Hz

22000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Bose SoundLink Air

60000Hz

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.wireless charging
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

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

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Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

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.

2.Has WiFi
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

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

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Scosche BoomBottle

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

5.has AirPlay
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
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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.

6.supports Ethernet
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Bowers & Wilkins A5
Scosche BoomBottle

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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