53points

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9

76points

Pioneer A3

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
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25 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 vs Pioneer A3

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3
53
points
76
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 better than Pioneer A3?

  • 16.9Hz lower low-frequency
    33.1Hzvs50Hz
  • 22.5W lower power consumption on operation
    19.5W vs42W
  • 0.1W lower power consumption on standby
    0.4W vs0.5W

Why is Pioneer A3 better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9?

  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 92.02% less body volume
    8352cm³vs104668.413cm³
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 381mm shorter
    320mmvs701mm
  • Weather sealed

Top specs and features

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

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

5

3

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

104668.41cm³

8352cm³

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

4.Weather sealed
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

5.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

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

6.can be controlled remotely
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

33.1Hz

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

2.is an active speaker
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

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.highest frequency

25000Hz

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 battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.power consumption operation

19.5W

42W

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.

Best

Pure Evoke D2

1.6W

4.power consumption on standby

0.4W

0.5W

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.

Best

LG Music Flow P7

0.03W

Connectivity

1.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

The device can connect to WiFi.

2.has an AUX input
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

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 AirPlay
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

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.

4.USB ports

1

1

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

JBL Boombox

2

5.supports Ethernet
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

Ethernet is a local area network technology.

6.Is DLNA certified
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

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 A9
Pioneer A3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a mute function
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
Pioneer A3

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

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