65points
29points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5

81points
8points

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Cost-effectiveness winner
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)
Comparison winner
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51 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 vs Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)
65
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5
81
points
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)?

  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 69.58% less body volume
    5036.63cm³vs16557.296cm³
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 18W more audio output power
    ?

    4 x 30Wvs1 x 40 & 2 x 20 & 2 x 11W
  • 1.56kg lighter
    2.54kgvs4100g
  • 246mm shorter
    185mmvs431mm
  • 31mm narrower
    165mmvs196mm
  • 31mm thinner
    165mmvs196mm

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    33Hzvs37Hz
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    4vs3
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4
  • 1400Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    23400Hzvs22000Hz

Price comparison

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Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound 2 Portable Wirel...Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 Portable Wireless Speaker with Voice Assistant - Natural - 1666811
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$2,250.00

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Design

1.drivers count
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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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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.

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3.volume
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4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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5.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.

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6.height
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Sound quality

1.audio output power
?

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.

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4 x 30W

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2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

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8Hz

37Hz

33Hz

3.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

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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.

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5.has a subwoofer
?

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

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6.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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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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

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

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5.can be used with standard batteries
?

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

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

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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.

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3.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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4.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

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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

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6.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.

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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2.has a mute function
?

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

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3.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

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4.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.

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5.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

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6.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.

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Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound 2 Portable Wirel...Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 Portable Wireless Speaker with Voice Assistant - Natural - 1666811
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