52points

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

47points

Gear4 HouseParty Portable

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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Gear4 HouseParty Portable

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 better than Gear4 HouseParty Portable?

  • Has stereo speakers

Why is Gear4 HouseParty Portable better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3?

  • 64.16% less body volume
    1896.75cm³vs5292cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 79mm shorter
    281mmvs360mm
  • Has an AUX input
  • 75mm narrower
    135mmvs210mm
  • 10g lighter
    1.24kgvs1250g
  • 1h shorter charge time
    4hvs5h
  • 20mm thinner
    50mmvs70mm

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Design

1.drivers count

4

2

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.

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Vifa Stockholm 2.0

8

2.control panel placed on a device
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Gear4 HouseParty Portable

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.

3.volume

5292cm³

1896.75cm³

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Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable

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

5.weight

1.25kg

1.24kg

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Meridian Explorer 2

50g

6.height

360mm

281mm

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19mm

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Sound quality

1.is an active speaker
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable

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.

2.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.number of microphones

0

0

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Amazon Echo Show

8

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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Gear4 HouseParty Portable

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

5h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

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WOWee One Slim

0.5h

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Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable

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 a cradle with 30-pin dock connector
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable

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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Gear4 HouseParty Portable

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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