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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
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Top 52%575 points
Top 52%
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Gear4 HouseParty Portable: 18 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
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
54% have it

2. 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
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
89% have it

3. 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
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
64% have it

4. height

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

5. volume

64.16% less body volume.
5292cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
1896.75cm³

6. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
32% have it

7. 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
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
50% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
77% have it

9. 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
2

10. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
64% have it

11. width

75mm narrower.
210mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
135mm

12. weight

10g lighter.
1.25kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
1.24kg

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
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
77% have it

14. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5h
WOWee One Slim: 0.5h
4h

15. 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
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
27% have it

16. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Amazon Echo Show: 8
0

17. thickness

20mm thinner.
70mm
Braven 850: 7mm
50mm

18. 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
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
12% have it

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