Able Planet ANC XNC230BBose IE2
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Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs Bose IE2: 14 facts in comparison

1. weight

344.5g lighter.
363g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18.5g

2. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
73% have it

3. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
31% have it

4. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
44% have it

5. can be used as a headset

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
36% have it

6. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
75% have it

7. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
32% have it

8. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
42% have it

9. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
64% have it

10. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
13% have it

11. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.52m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

12. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
87% have it

13. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
33% have it

14. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Bose IE2
4% have it

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