52points

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

66points

Bowers & Wilkins A7

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Bowers & Wilkins A7

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7
52
points
66
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 better than Bowers & Wilkins A7?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 58.24% less body volume
    5292cm³vs12672cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 150mm narrower
    210mmvs360mm

Why is Bowers & Wilkins A7 better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3?

  • 20Hz lower low-frequency
    40Hzvs60Hz
  • 24.2mm bigger driver unit
    75mmvs50.8mm
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has a subwoofer
  • 140mm shorter
    220mmvs360mm
  • Has WiFi
  • 21000Hz higher high-frequency
    36000Hzvs15000Hz

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

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.drivers count

4

4

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

3.driver unit size

50.8mm

75mm

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

Best

Sony SRS-X77

462mm

4.volume

5292cm³

12672cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

6.can be controlled remotely
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

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

40Hz

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
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

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 subwoofer
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

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

5.highest frequency

15000Hz

36000Hz

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.power consumption operation

3W

100W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Pure Evoke D2

1.6W

4.power consumption on standby

0.5W

0.5W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

LG Music Flow P7

0.03W

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

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.

3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

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

4.has AirPlay
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

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.

5.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

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

6.supports Ethernet
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Bowers & Wilkins A7

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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