Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9Pioneer A3
Top 42%690 points
Top 42%
Top 13%1,039 points
Top 13%
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
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Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 vs Pioneer A3: 27 facts in comparison

1. 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
Pioneer A3
88% have it

2. height

381mm shorter.
701mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
320mm

3. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
33.1Hz
Samsung WAM750: 8Hz
50Hz

4. 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 A9
Pioneer A3
63% have it

5. volume

98.75% less body volume.
104668.41cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
8352cm³

6. width

521mm narrower.
701mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
180mm

7. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
31% have it

8. 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 A9
Pioneer A3
51% have it

9. weight

12.5kg lighter.
15kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
2.5kg

10. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
5
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
3

11. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
64% have it

12. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
18% have it

13. 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
Pioneer A3
79% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
76% have it

15. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
34% have it

16. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
43% have it

17. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
25000Hz
Bose SoundLink Air: 60000Hz
20000Hz

18. thickness

68mm thinner.
213mm
Braven 850: 7mm
145mm

19. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
JBL Boombox: 2
1

20. has AirPlay

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.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
14% have it

21. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
15% have it

22. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
26% have it

23. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
8% 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 A9
Pioneer A3
12% have it

25. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
19.5W
Pure Evoke D2: 1.6W
42W

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