67points

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

60points

Bose SoundTouch 20

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Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge vs Bose SoundTouch 20

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
67
points
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
60
points
Bose SoundTouch 20

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge better than Bose SoundTouch 20?

  • 99.6mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    101.6mmvs2mm
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • Has AirPlay
    ?
  • Is DLNA certified
    ?
  • Has an accelerometer
    ?

Why is Bose SoundTouch 20 better than Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 81.18% less body volume
    6164.8cm³vs32760.52cm³
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • 314mm shorter
    188mmvs502mm
  • 9.82kg lighter
    3.18kgvs13000g
  • 187mm narrower
    315mmvs502mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 25.9mm thinner
    104.1mmvs130mm

Design

1. bigger driver unit
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audio Pro Living LV2e

203mm

101.6mm

2mm

2. more drivers
?

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

4

2

3.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 Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
4. less body volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

32760.52cm³

6164.8cm³

5.Weather sealed
?

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
6.Has a remote control
?

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20

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 Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
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 Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
3.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.

For example

JBL Xtreme 2

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
4.has a subwoofer
?

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

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
?

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 Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
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.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
4.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 Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Ion Audio Water Rocker

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20

Connectivity

1.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 Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
2.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
3.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi 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 Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
4.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

JBL Xtreme 2

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
5.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 Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
2.has a mute function
?

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

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
3.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

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
4.has a sleep timer
?

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

For example

JBL Charge 4

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
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.

For example

Sony SRS-XB501G

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20
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.

For example

Bose SoundLink Micro

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20

Miscellaneous

1.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Bose SoundTouch 20

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