66points

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge

75points

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
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53 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge vs Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
66
points
Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
75
points
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge better than Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4?

  • Is an active speaker
    ?
  • 2 more drivers
    ?

    4vs2
  • 81.6mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    101.6mmvs20mm
  • 340W more audio output power
    ?

    4 x 100Wvs4 x 15W
  • Has Wi-Fi
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?

Why is Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4 better than Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 64.81% less body volume
    11528.66cm³vs32760.52cm³
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 10.94kg lighter
    2.06kgvs13000g

Price comparison

Design

1.driver unit size
?

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

20mm

2.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

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
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
4.volume
?

Best

Meridian Explorer 2

58.75cm³

32760.52cm³

11528.66cm³

5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

For example

JBL Flip 5

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
6.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

For example

JBL Flip 5

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

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.

Best

Devialet Silver Phantom Gold

2 x 2250W

4 x 100W

4 x 15W

2.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.

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
3.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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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
4.has a subwoofer
?

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

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
5.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 Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
6.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 Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
4.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 Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
5.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
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Google Nest Mini

5

4.2

4.2

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 Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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 Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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 Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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 Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
2.has a mute function
?

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

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
3.supports a remote smartphone
?

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

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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.

Bang & Olufsen BeoSound Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4
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 Edge
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

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.

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 4

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