Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023)See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Devialet ManiaSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023)
|ingress protection (ip) rating
|has a subwoofer
|has stereo speakers
|has a passive radiator
|has a battery level indicator
|operating power consumption
|standby mode power consumption
|can be used wirelessly
|has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
|maximum bluetooth range
|has usb type-c
|has a mobile app
|has voice commands
|has a radio
|has voice prompts
|has a remote control
|control panel placed on a device
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IP ratings refer to the level of protection offered by an electrical enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represent a number The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to protection against liquid.
Scoring IPX4, the Devialet Mania's rating is read as, the first number of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space taken up by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product fills. Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) takes up 17,240cm³, it is important to know the space that the speaker takes up just so as to ensure that it will easily fit in the available space next to your other gadgets.
Devialet Mania's volume is 4,721.55cm³ meaning it occupies more space than the Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) by cm³
We prefer a lower weight best for the reason that 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.
The Devialet Mania, at 2,300g weigh less than the Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) by g. Commonly a genuine quality system is a little bit heavier than average quality products though If you will need to change the position of the soundbar after some time, then you should aim to purchase a lighter soundbar.
This represents the vertical dimension of a device, Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) has a height of 431mm.
Devialet Mania, at 193mm is shorter than the Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) with a difference -238mm
This represents the horizontal dimension of a device, Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) has a width of 200mm.
Devialet Mania, at 176mm is smaller in width than the Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) by -24mm
The thickness (or depth) of Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) is 200mm, to know the thickness of the speaker you divide its volume(space occupied) by the surface area( length by width)
Devialet Mania has a thickness of 139mm, meaning that it is less thicker than the Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) by -61mm
A subwoofer is a speaker that delivers lower frequencies in the range of 20 -200Hz, the low frequencies are produced by instruments such as pipe organs, bass guitars, even the kick drums, and any explosive sound effects say in a movie. Devices that have a subwoofer inbuilt give a richer bass sound when listening to bass-heavy music like hip hop.
Both the Devialet Mania and Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) have a subwoofer
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) has stereo speakers, what this means is that Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023)'s speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
A speaker driver is an individual transducer that converts electrical energy to sound waves. Drivers come in different sizes and modes, but generally, you'll find three types: tweeter driver, which handles the high-frequency treble range (above 2,000 Hz), and midrange driver: which handles the midrange frequencies (200 Hz to 2,000 Hz). Woofer driver: handles the low-frequency bass range (below 200 Hz).
Based on the frequencies they handle more drivers may result in better sound quality, Devialet Mania has 4 only.
A passive radiator is a type of driver in speakers that can get extra power and resonance from a speaker system, usually used in smaller speaker systems. This radiator is called passive because it is not powered by electricity but by air pressure found in speaker cones.
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, resonant tones that would normally be produced by speakers in large boxes powered by AC.
Low-frequency response measures if and how well a particular audio component reproduces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal on the way through. Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023)'s lowest frequency is at 33Hz, the lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Devialet Mania's lowest frequency is at 30Hz, this means that Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) got a juicier bass than the Devialet Mania
High frequency response measures if and how well an audio device reproduces high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it. Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023)'s highest frequency is at 23,400Hz, the higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Devialet Mania's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) got a clearer and crispier treble than the Devialet Mania
Your speaker's battery life will reduce over time while in use, the battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often. Devialet Mania's battery life is 10 hours
Devialet Mania has a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your speaker.
The amount of power a speaker uses depends on the loudness of the audio being played, its sensitivity, and the amplifier's volume. Operating power consumption is how much power the device consumes when it's in use. Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023)'s operating power consumption is 15W
Also known as a device's energy-saving mode, the power consumption in standby mode measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in. Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) has a standby mode power consumption of 4.5W
Devialet Mania has an energy-saving mode power consumption of 2W
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) can be used wirelessly, wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Being an industry-standard audio plug, a standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards. This means that it is commonly used in stereo headphones to your phone or connecting your phone to an external amplifier, sound bars, your car radio, etc. Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) has this connector giving it a wider range of connectivity with most of the sound devices out there. All plugs have at least a tip and sleeve with the number of rings that stand as a differentiating factor.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets, and computers.
Both the Devialet Mania and the Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) have Bluetooth
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) has a v5.3
Devialet Mania has a Bluetooth version of v5. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Bluetooth is a short-range wireless technology standard that is used for exchanging data between fixed and mobile devices over short distances. The Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) can connect at a 10meters distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
The Devialet Mania can connect at a 10meters distance via Bluetooth
Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that allows devices such as computers, and mobile devices .i.e smartphones and wearables to connect and interact with other devices on the internet, the Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) can connect to Wi-Fi.
Devialet Mania too can connect to a Wi-Fi network.
Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) supports USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power on a single cable. The USB-C plug is now part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets, it features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Devialet Mania too has USB TYPE-C
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices, like those you save your music on, Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) has 1 only
Devialet Mania has 1 USB ports
You can use your smartphone as a remote control for the device through a dedicated app. Through this, you can customize settings, unlock features, and get real-time updates so you can always listen to your music the best way you see fit.
You can use your voice to control key functions of the Devialet Mania and you can easily access it without pushing any button but just giving it voice commands.
A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.
With voice prompts, the device notifies you via audio messages, say its battery is running low it will notify you that it's time to recharge the device.
AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers.
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely without moving to the device.
There is a control panel on the Bang & Olufsen Beosound 2 (2023) 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.
The Devialet Mania too have a control panel on them.