64points

AfterShokz Xtrainerz

29points

Bang & Olufsen A8

AfterShokz Xtrainerz
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30 facts in comparison

AfterShokz Xtrainerz vs Bang & Olufsen A8

AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8

Why is AfterShokz Xtrainerz better than Bang & Olufsen A8?

  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 30Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    20Hzvs50Hz

Why is Bang & Olufsen A8 better than AfterShokz Xtrainerz?

  • Has an in-ear form
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  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
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    20000Hzvs2000Hz
  • 8g lighter
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    22gvs30g
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Price comparison

Design

1.sweat resistance
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.has an in-ear form
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
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.
6.weight

30g

22g

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.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
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.
2.has passive noise reduction
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.lowest frequency

20Hz

50Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
4.highest frequency

2000Hz

20000Hz

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.control panel placed on a device
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
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.
3.has voice commands
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.has a mute function
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
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.
6.travel bag is included
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.impedance

8.5 Ohms

19 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
4.has a straight plug
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
5.has removable speakers
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
6.Has an in-line control panel
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Bang & Olufsen A8
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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