96points

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

74points

Bose SoundLink II

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Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 vs Bose SoundLink II

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
96
points
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
74
points
Bose SoundLink II

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 better than Bose SoundLink II?

  • 2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs2.1
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 1h shorter charge time
    ?

    2hvs3h
  • Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Supports Ethernet
    ?

Why is Bose SoundLink II better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1?

  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • 82.26% less body volume
    1522.56cm³vs8581.788cm³
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 1.9kg lighter
    1.3kgvs3200g
  • 83mm shorter
    244mmvs327mm
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen BeoSound 1 Home Portable ...Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 1 Home Portable Wireless Speaker System (1665611), Aluminum
Amazon logo
$1,750.00

Bose SoundLink II

Buy used:

$139.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headp...Bose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headphones II - Black
Amazon logo
$179.00
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker I...Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II - Soft black
Amazon logo
$129.00
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Mini II Limited Edition B...Bose SoundLink Mini II Limited Edition Bluetooth Speaker
Amazon logo
$169.49
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Revolve, Portable Bluetoo...Bose SoundLink Revolve, Portable Bluetooth Speaker (with 360 Wireless Surround Sound), Lux Gray
Amazon logo
$119.00
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetoo...Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, Noise-Cancelling, with Alexa voice control, enabled with Bose AR - Silver
Amazon logo
$279.00
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose soundlink Mini II Limited Edition B...Bose soundlink Mini II Limited Edition Bluetooth Speaker (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor S...Bose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor Speaker, (Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity), Bright Orange
Amazon logo
$99.00
Bose SoundLink II walmartBose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Canc...Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones II with Google Assistant
walmart logo
$279.00

Design

1.drivers count
?

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

2

4

2.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 Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
3.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

8581.79cm³

1522.56cm³

4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Ultimate Ears Wonderboom 2

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
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.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
6.weight
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

50g

3.2kg

1.3kg

Sound quality

1.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.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
2.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 Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
3.has a subwoofer
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
4.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.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

WOWee One Slim

0.5h

2h

3h

3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
4.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Audio Pro Addon C3

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
6.can be used with standard batteries
?

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Google Nest Mini

5

4.1

2.1

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
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.

For example

Devialet Phantom Reactor 900

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
2.has a mute function
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
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.

For example

Google Nest Mini

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
5.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.

For example

Google Nest Mini

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II
6.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1
Bose SoundLink II

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1

ProductStorePrice
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 1 AmazonBang & Olufsen BeoSound 1 Home Portable ...Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 1 Home Portable Wireless Speaker System (1665611), Aluminum
Amazon logo
$1,750.00

Bose SoundLink II

Buy used:

$139.99

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headp...Bose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headphones II - Black
Amazon logo
$179.00
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker I...Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II - Soft black
Amazon logo
$129.00
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Mini II Limited Edition B...Bose SoundLink Mini II Limited Edition Bluetooth Speaker
Amazon logo
$169.49
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Revolve, Portable Bluetoo...Bose SoundLink Revolve, Portable Bluetooth Speaker (with 360 Wireless Surround Sound), Lux Gray
Amazon logo
$119.00
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetoo...Bose QuietComfort 35 II Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, Noise-Cancelling, with Alexa voice control, enabled with Bose AR - Silver
Amazon logo
$279.00
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose soundlink Mini II Limited Edition B...Bose soundlink Mini II Limited Edition Bluetooth Speaker (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$169.99
Bose SoundLink II AmazonBose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor S...Bose SoundLink Micro, Portable Outdoor Speaker, (Wireless Bluetooth Connectivity), Bright Orange
Amazon logo
$99.00
Bose SoundLink II walmartBose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Canc...Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth Headphones II with Google Assistant
walmart logo
$279.00

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