81points
8points

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)

70points
50points

Sonos Play:5

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

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) vs Sonos Play:5

Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)
Sonos Play:5
81
points
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)
70
points
Sonos Play:5

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) better than Sonos Play:5?

  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
    ?
  • 50g lighter
    4.1kgvs4150g
  • 169mm narrower
    196mmvs365mm
  • Is DLNA-certified
    ?
  • Has a radio
    ?

Why is Sonos Play:5 better than Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018)?

  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    6vs4
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 41.16% less body volume
    9742.22cm³vs16557.296cm³
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 214mm shorter
    217mmvs431mm
  • Has a remote control
    ?
  • 73mm thinner
    123mmvs196mm

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
Amazon logo
$2,250.00
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2018) walmartNEW Replacement After Market Belt for Ba...NEW Replacement After Market Belt for Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2000 CD Player
walmart logo
$5,500.28

Sonos Play:5

ProductStorePrice
Sonos Play:5 AmazonSONOS PLAY:5 Wireless Speaker for Stream...SONOS PLAY:5 Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music (White) (Gen 1) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Amazon logo
$254.99

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Design

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2.control panel placed on a device
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5.has a detachable cable
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6.height
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Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
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2.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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3.has a subwoofer
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Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

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4.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.

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5.has a noise-cancelling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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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.

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

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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.

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2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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3.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. Show more

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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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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones. Show more

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6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

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.

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

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3.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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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
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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. Show more

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6.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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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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$2,250.00
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$5,500.28

Sonos Play:5

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$254.99

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