Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3Sony SRS-X99
Top 47%630 points
Top 47%
Top 5%1,143 points
Top 5%
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
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Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3 vs Sony SRS-X99: 30 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
Sony SRS-X99
54% have it

2. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50.8mm
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm
50.8mm

3. 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
Sony SRS-X99
88% have it

4. height

226.9mm shorter.
360mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
133.1mm

5. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
60Hz
Samsung WAM750: 8Hz
45Hz

6. 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
Sony SRS-X99
63% have it

7. width

220mm narrower.
210mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
430mm

8. volume

26.03% less body volume.
5292cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
7154.13cm³

9. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
31% have it

10. 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
Sony SRS-X99
51% have it

11. weight

3.45kg lighter.
1.25kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
4.7kg

12. has a passive radiator

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
24% have it

13. 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

14. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
64% have it

15. 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
Sony SRS-X99
79% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
76% have it

17. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
25% have it

18. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
43% have it

19. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
15000Hz
Bose SoundLink Air: 60000Hz
40000Hz

20. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
22% have it

21. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
11% have it

22. thickness

55mm thinner.
70mm
Braven 850: 7mm
125mm

23. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
20% have it

24. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
12% have it

25. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A3
Sony SRS-X99
16% have it

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