Bowers & Wilkins A5
Bowers & Wilkins A5
Top 39%729 points
Top 39%
Top specs and features

Bowers & Wilkins A5 review: 23 facts and highlights

1. lowest frequency

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

2. 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.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
89% have it

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.
100mm
Sony SRS-X77: 462mm

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.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
64% have it

5. height

300mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm

6. volume

6480cm³
Meridian Explorer 2: 58.75cm³

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.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
50% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
77% have it

9. drivers count

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

10. 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.
4 x 20W
Devialet Silver Phantom Gold: 2 x 2250W

11. width

180mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm

12. weight

3.6kg
Meridian Explorer 2: 50g

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.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
78% have it

14. Has WiFi

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

15. can be controlled remotely

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

16. highest frequency

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

17. 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.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
15% have it

18. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
26% have it

19. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Amazon Echo Show: 8

20. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
9% have it

21. thickness

120mm
Braven 850: 7mm

22. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
48W
Pure Evoke D2: 1.6W

23. power consumption on standby

How much power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
0.5W
LG Music Flow P7: 0.03W

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