85points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17

39points

Bose SoundTouch 30

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44 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17 vs Bose SoundTouch 30

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Bose SoundTouch 30

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17 better than Bose SoundTouch 30?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • 69.58% less body volume
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    5868.45cm³vs19294.177056cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 137.7mm bigger driver unit
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    139.7mmvs2mm
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Why is Bose SoundTouch 30 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17?

  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Has AirPlay
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  • Has a remote control
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  • Supports Ethernet
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Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17

Buy used:

$351.40

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beolit 17 Wireless Blueto...Bang & Olufsen Beolit 17 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker – Stone grey - BO1280373
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$673.65
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beolit 17 Wireless Blueto...Bang & Olufsen Beolit 17 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, Pink
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$493.65

Bose SoundTouch 30

Buy used:

$179.00

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonPHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home...PHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home with CD Player, Wireless Streaming, MP3, USB, Audio in, FM Radio, 15W, Micro Music Sound System
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$129.99
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonPHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home...PHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home with CD Player, MP3, USB, Audio in, FM Radio, Bass Reflex Speaker, 60W, Remote Control Included
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$199.99
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Home Speaker 500: Smart Bluetooth S...Bose Home Speaker 500: Smart Bluetooth Speaker with Alexa Voice Control Built-In, Black
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$299.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Home Speaker 300: Bluetooth Smart S...Bose Home Speaker 300: Bluetooth Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in, Silver
Amazon logo
$199.00

Design

1.volume

5868.45cm³

19294.18cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.
3.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
7.weight

2.7kg

8.39kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
8.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.height

189mm

246.4mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.Has a passive radiator
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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.
4.has a magnetic shielding
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A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
4.can be used with standard batteries
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You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.
5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
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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.
2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.
5.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Wi-Fi 4 (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.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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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.
8.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
9.has AirPlay
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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.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
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A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
6.has a sleep timer
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A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
7.Has voice prompts
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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.

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17

Buy used:

$351.40

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beolit 17 Wireless Blueto...Bang & Olufsen Beolit 17 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker – Stone grey - BO1280373
Amazon logo
$673.65
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Beolit 17 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beolit 17 Wireless Blueto...Bang & Olufsen Beolit 17 Wireless Bluetooth Speaker, Pink
Amazon logo
$493.65

Bose SoundTouch 30

Buy used:

$179.00

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonPHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home...PHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home with CD Player, Wireless Streaming, MP3, USB, Audio in, FM Radio, 15W, Micro Music Sound System
Amazon logo
$129.99
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonPHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home...PHILIPS Bluetooth Stereo System for Home with CD Player, MP3, USB, Audio in, FM Radio, Bass Reflex Speaker, 60W, Remote Control Included
Amazon logo
$199.99
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Home Speaker 500: Smart Bluetooth S...Bose Home Speaker 500: Smart Bluetooth Speaker with Alexa Voice Control Built-In, Black
Amazon logo
$299.00
Bose SoundTouch 30 AmazonBose Home Speaker 300: Bluetooth Smart S...Bose Home Speaker 300: Bluetooth Smart Speaker with Amazon Alexa Built-in, Silver
Amazon logo
$199.00

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