69points

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9

100points

JBL Link Portable

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 vs JBL Link Portable

Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable

Why is Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9 better than JBL Link Portable?

  • Has an AUX input
    ?
  • Has a subwoofer
    ?
  • 6 more drivers
    ?

    7vs1
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 31.9Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    33.1Hzvs65Hz
  • Is DLNA-certified
    ?
  • Supports Ethernet
    ?

Why is JBL Link Portable better than Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Has a passive radiator
    ?
  • Compatible with Google Assistant
    ?
  • Has Chromecast built-in
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has Spotify Connect
    ?
  • 99.35% less body volume
    ?

    1316.48cm³vs201965.81cm³

Price comparison

Features

1.supports pairing for stereo sound
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
If you have a second speaker of the same type, you can pair them together to create a stereo sound setup.
2.works with Alexa
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
It is compatible with Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Alexa-compatible devices.
3.compatible with Google Assistant
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
It is compatible with Google Assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Google Assistant-compatible devices.
4.works with Siri/Apple HomeKit
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
It is compatible with Apple's Siri voice assistant, allowing you to use voice commands to control the device from other Apple HomeKit-compatible devices.
5.has AirPlay
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
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.
6.has a mute function
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.can recognize individual voices
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
It can recognize different people's voices. This allows it to respond with information tailored to that person.
8.has Chromecast built-in
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
Chromecast built-in is a technology that allows users to stream entertainment and apps from their phone, tablet, or laptop, straight to the Chromecast-enabled device.
9.has Spotify Connect
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
Spotify Connect allows you to control the music playing on the speaker from the Spotify app on another device (when the devices are connected to the same Wi-Fi network).

Sound quality

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.number of microphones

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2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has a passive radiator
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
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.
4.has a subwoofer
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.
5.has Dolby Atmos
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
Dolby Atmos is a surround sound technology that allows sounds to be interpreted as three-dimensional objects. By doing so, Dolby Atmos allows for immersive, 360-degree sound.
6.built-in subwoofer size

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Bigger subwoofers are capable of producing deeper bass sounds.
7.driver unit size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9)

49mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. More drivers may result in better sound quality.
9.highest frequency

25000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

General info

1.has an AUX input
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
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.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
4.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
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.
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.
7.Has Bluetooth aptX
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
8.is DLNA-certified
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
9.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Design

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
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.
2.megapixels (main camera)

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Link Portable)

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.
3.resolution

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Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
4.screen size

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (JBL Link Portable)

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.volume

201965.81cm³

1316.48cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.height

701mm

170mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
7.width

701mm

88mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
8.thickness

411mm

88mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
9.weight

14.7kg

735g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Miscellaneous

1.Has voice prompts
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
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.
2.has voice commands
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
4.supports a remote smartphone
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
5.has a microphone input
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
8.Has a remote control
Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A9
JBL Link Portable
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
9.Price (global median value)

2 526.60 €

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Updated on Sun Apr 17 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.

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