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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
Top 49%599 points
Top 49%
Top 33%794 points
Top 33%
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Bowers & Wilkins A7: 28 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 A7
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
40Hz

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 A7
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
75mm

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 A7
64% have it

6. height

140mm shorter.
360mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
220mm

7. volume

58.24% less body volume.
5292cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
12672cm³

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 A7
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 A7
32% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
77% have it

11. width

150mm narrower.
210mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
360mm

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
4

13. weight

4.45kg lighter.
1.25kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
5.7kg

14. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
64% have it

15. 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 A7
77% have it

16. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
44% 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
Bowers & Wilkins A7
34% have it

18. 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
36000Hz

19. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
23% have it

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
Bowers & Wilkins A7
43% have it

21. 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 A7
44% have it

22. has AirPlay

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.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
15% have it

23. 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 A7
27% have it

24. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
9% have it

25. thickness

90mm thinner.
70mm
Braven 850: 7mm
160mm

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