54points

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3

53points

Marshall Stanmore

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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Marshall Stanmore

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 better than Marshall Stanmore?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Is an active speaker
  • 55.82% less body volume
    5292cm³vs11978.75cm³
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • 140mm narrower
    210mmvs350mm
  • 3.85kg lighter
    1.25kgvs5100g
  • 115mm thinner
    70mmvs185mm

Why is Marshall Stanmore better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    45Hzvs60Hz
  • 175mm shorter
    185mmvs360mm
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an AUX input
  • Has WiFi
  • Can be controlled remotely
  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs15000Hz
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

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Design

1.control panel placed on a device
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Marshall Stanmore

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

1

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.volume

5292cm³

11978.75cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.can be controlled remotely
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

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

5.driver unit size

50.8mm

40mm

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

6.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

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

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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

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

2.is an active speaker
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

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.

3.lowest frequency

60Hz

45Hz

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

4.highest frequency

15000Hz

25000Hz

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

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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Marshall Stanmore

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
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Marshall Stanmore

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

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 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

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

4.has a cradle with 30-pin dock connector
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Marshall Stanmore

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
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Marshall Stanmore

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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