48points

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9

63points

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
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49 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 vs Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
48
points
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
63
points
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 better than Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge?

  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    5vs4
  • Has an AUX input
    ?

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9?

  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • 68.7% less body volume
    32760.52cm³vs104668.413cm³
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
    ?
  • Supports a remote smartphone
    ?
  • 2kg lighter
    13kgvs15000g

Price comparison

Design

1.drivers count
?

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

5

4

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 A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.volume
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

51.61cm³

104668.41cm³

32760.52cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

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Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
6.weight
?

Best

Polk Audio Boom Bit

30g

15kg

13kg

Sound quality

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. Show more

For example

Marshall Tufton

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
2.is an active speaker
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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 A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.Has a passive radiator
?

A passive radiator is a type of driver (speaker) that doesn't have a voice coil and a magnet. The sound vibrations produced by a passive radiator depend on its mass and the size of its enclosure. It is usually used in combination with a woofer to produce deep bass tones.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Marshall Tufton

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Marshall Tufton

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Audio Pro Addon C3

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.can be used with standard batteries
?

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Marshall Tufton

5

4

4.2

2.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 A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.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.

For example

KitSound Hive Evolution

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Dot (3rd Gen)

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

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. Show more

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
2.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
3.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
4.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
6.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet. Show more

For example

Amazon Echo Show 5

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

Miscellaneous

1.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

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