Bowers & Wilkins A5
Top 22%120 points
Top 22%
Lowest frequency
Number of portable speakers
lowmidhigh
Top 95%
30 portable speakers
29.25Hz - 50.5Hz
NaN% of all portable speakersYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
audio output power
driver unit size
47
Hz
Samsung WAM750
8Hz
Best

Bowers & Wilkins A5: 23 facts and highlights

1. height

300mm
Soundmatters FoxL DASH7: 19mm
54
0

2. width

180mm
Scosche boomBOTTLE mini: 34.5mm
47
0

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
Sonos Sub: 152.4mm
42
0

4. 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
91% have it
42
0

5. 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
54% have it
39
0

6. 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
38
0

7. volume

6480cm³
WOWee One Slim: 92.4cm³
38
0

8. weight

3600g
Sony Ericsson MS430: 67g
38
0

9. 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
44% have it
37
0

10. 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
63% have it
35
0

11. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
42% have it
33
0

12. 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
85% have it
32
0

13. 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
Logitech UE Boombox: 8
31
0

14. thickness

120mm
Braven 850: 7mm
29
0

15. 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
27% have it
29
0

16. supports Ethernet

Ethernet is a local area network technology.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
9% have it
29
0

17. 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: 6 x 2250W
29
0

18. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bowers & Wilkins A5
77% have it
28
0

19. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
0
Creative Sound Blaster Axx 200: 4
27
0

20. 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
14% have it
27
0

21. 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
26
0

22. power consumption operation

How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
48W
Pure Evoke D2: 1.6W
26
0

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
25
0

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