Sony MDR-1RNC vs Bose QuietComfort 15

Top Four Reasons for the

Sony MDR-1RNC

Compared to Bose QuietComfort 15

anonymous
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Has a neodymium magnet
Yes
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No
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
anonymous
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Can be charged via standard USB cable
Yes
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No
It can be charged and operated with a standard USB cable connected to your computer, or with a USB power supply.
anonymous
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Has a battery level indicator
Yes
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No
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
anonymous
25
Has an L-shaped plug
Yes
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No
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Sony MDR-1RNC is better than Bose QuietComfort 15 because...

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No

Top Eight Reasons for the

Bose QuietComfort 15

Compared to Sony MDR-1RNC

anonymous
37
Has sound isolation / passive noise reduction
Yes
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No
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
anonymous
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Distinctly lighter
140 g
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330 g
190 g lighter
anonymous
25
Is used as a headset
Yes
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No
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
anonymous
25
Has included ear pads
Yes
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No
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
anonymous
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Has a removable battery
Yes
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No
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
anonymous
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Has removable speakers
Yes
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No
This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
anonymous
21
Has a straight plug
Yes
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No
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
anonymous
17
Notably longer cable
1.68 m
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1.2 m
0.48 m longer cable. A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
Blake Larson
0
They both suck. Buy some sennheisers.
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No

Bose QuietComfort 15 is better than Sony MDR-1RNC because...

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