62points
6points

Bose SoundLink III

67points
17points

Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7

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Bose SoundLink III vs Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7

Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7

Why is Bose SoundLink III better than Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7?

  • 87.5% less body volume
    ?

    1615.87cm³vs12930.665cm³
  • 1 more drivers
    ?

    4vs3
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a mute function
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Why is Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7 better than Bose SoundLink III?

  • Has a subwoofer
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • 1.37kg lighter
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    3.29gvs1370g
  • 35.06% cheaper
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    179.08 €vs275.7581110097773 €

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink III

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$208

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7

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$175
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$200
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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
10.0
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10.0/10
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Design

1.volume

1615.87cm³

12930.67cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.driver unit size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

25mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.warranty period

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
9.built-in subwoofer size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

120mm

Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has a subwoofer
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
3.lowest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

50Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4.Has a passive radiator
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
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.
5.audio output power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
6.highest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
7.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
8.Signal-to-noise ratio (SNR)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

80dB

Signal-to-noise ratio is a measure that compares the level of a desired signal (meaningful information) to the level of background noise (unwanted signal), the bigger the less perceived noise.
9.number of microphones

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

3250mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
4.Battery life

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

8h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
5.charge time

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6.operating power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
7.annual power consumption

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.
8.power consumption in standby mode

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
9.has wireless charging
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.

Connectivity

1.has an AUX input
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
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.
2.Bluetooth version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
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.
7.USB ports

1

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
8.Has USB Type-C
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
9.Has Bluetooth aptX
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.

Features

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports a remote smartphone
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
3.Has a radio
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
4.has voice commands
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
5.has a sleep timer
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
6.has a mute function
Bose SoundLink III
Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.internal storage

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
8.megapixels (main camera)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
9.RAM

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundLink III)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7)

Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

275.76 €

179.08 €

Updated on Sun Jan 23 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Bose SoundLink III

Buy used:

$208

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Harman Kardon Onyx Studio 7

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$175
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$200
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