87points
37points

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

80points
9points

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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52 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 vs Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)
87
points
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
80
points
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)?

  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 48.17% less body volume
    8581.79cm³vs16557.296cm³
  • 900Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24300Hzvs23400Hz
  • 900g lighter
    3.2kgvs4100g
  • 104mm shorter
    327mmvs431mm
  • 34mm narrower
    162mmvs196mm
  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • 34mm thinner
    162mmvs196mm

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    33Hzvs35Hz
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • 42W more audio output power
    ?

    1 x 40W & 2 x 20W & 2 x 11Wvs1 x 40 & 1 x 20W
  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

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Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Wireless M...Bang & Olufsen Beosound Stage Wireless Multiroom Soundbar, Silver/Black
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Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen B&O BeoSound 1 Bluetooth ...Bang & Olufsen B&O BeoSound 1 Bluetooth Module ONLY
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Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonB&O Play A1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, ...B&O Play A1 Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Aloe, One Size
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Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multi...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Multiroom Speaker with 360-Degree Sound, Natural
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$549.79

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) AmazonBang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 Wireless Speak...Bang & Olufsen Beoplay A9 Wireless Speaker – White - 1200232
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$2,362.47
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$307.39

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2.control panel placed on a device
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Sound quality

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2.lowest frequency
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3.has stereo speakers
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4.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.

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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
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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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. Show more

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4.has a removable battery
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5.can be used with standard batteries
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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
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3.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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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.

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5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

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6.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

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Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
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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.

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

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4.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.

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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.

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Price comparison

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