Box Filters Vs Sponge Filters! Which One Is Better?

Box Filters went out of style years ago. Why is that? Should box filters be used instead of the ever popular Sponge Filters? I'll be adding this box filter to my Betta Fish 10 gallon tank to try it out! 

Box Filter:

Sponge Filter In The Video:

Bigger Dual Sponge Filter I Use:

Air Pump I Use:

Air Line and Check Valve "Kit":