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Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Top 12%1,053 points
Top 12%
Top 38%734 points
Top 38%
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Top specs and features

Beacon Audio Blazar vs Bowers & Wilkins A5: 30 facts in comparison

1. 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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
89% have it

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Samsung WAM750: 8Hz
47Hz

3. 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.
50mm
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm
100mm

4. 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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
63% have it

5. height

208.5mm shorter.
91.5mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
300mm

6. volume

87.47% less body volume.
812.11cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³
6480cm³

7. 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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
51% have it

8. has a passive radiator

A passive radiator looks like a normal driver (speaker) from the front, but on the backside all of its 'guts' are removed. Passive radiators allow woofers to produce deep tones that otherwise may not have been possible. They can have the same sonic output as larger speaker cabinets, but in a much smaller size.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
25% have it

9. width

88.5mm narrower.
91.5mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
180mm

10. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
64% have it

11. drivers count

A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
2
Vifa Stockholm 2.0: 8
4

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
76% have it

13. 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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
79% have it

14. 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.
2 x 3W
Devialet Silver Phantom Gold: 2 x 2250W
4 x 20W

15. weight

3.15kg lighter.
455g
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g
3.6kg

16. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
44% have it

17. 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.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
26% have it

18. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Bose SoundLink Air: 60000Hz
22000Hz

19. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
35% have it

20. has a subwoofer

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
23% have it

21. has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
43% have it

22. wireless charging

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
21% have it

23. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
44% have it

24. has AirPlay

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
14% have it

25. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Beacon Audio Blazar
Bowers & Wilkins A5
27% have it

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