53points

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

66points

Harman Kardon Aura

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
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24 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Harman Kardon Aura

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura
53
points
66
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 better than Harman Kardon Aura?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Is an active speaker
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 58.37% less body volume
    5292cm³vs12758.1cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 1.03kg lighter
    1.25kgvs2280g
  • 5mm narrower
    210mmvs215mm

Why is Harman Kardon Aura better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    50Hzvs60Hz
  • 2 more drivers
    6vs4
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an AUX input
  • 84mm shorter
    276mmvs360mm
  • Has a subwoofer
  • Has WiFi
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    20000Hzvs15000Hz

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

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

6

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

38mm

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

12758.1cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

5.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

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

6.height

360mm

276mm

Best

Soundmatters FoxL DASH7

19mm

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

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

50Hz

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
Harman Kardon Aura

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
Harman Kardon Aura

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

5.highest frequency

15000Hz

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

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
Harman Kardon Aura

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

4.has AirPlay
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

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
Harman Kardon Aura

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

6.Is DLNA certified
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Harman Kardon Aura

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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