46points

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)

60points

Bose SoundSport Pulse

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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25 facts in comparison

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) vs Bose SoundSport Pulse

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
46
points
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
60
points
Bose SoundSport Pulse

Why is Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) better than Bose SoundSport Pulse?

  • 3 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs1
  • 15g lighter
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    8gvs23g
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has an earbud form
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  • Has wireless charging
    ?
  • Has an accelerometer
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Why is Bose SoundSport Pulse better than Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)?

  • Sweat resistance
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has a heart rate monitor
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)

ProductStorePrice
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonApple AirPods with Wireless Charging Cas...Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case
Amazon logo
$154.98
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonApple AirPods with Charging Case (Wired)...Apple AirPods with Charging Case (Wired)
Amazon logo
$129.00
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonApple AirPods Pro
Amazon logo
$219.00
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonApple AirPods 2 with Charging Case - Whi...Apple AirPods 2 with Charging Case - White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$109.00
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonSingle Earbuds Replacement with Detachab...Single Earbuds Replacement with Detachable Ear Hooks for AirPods 2nd Generation L Left Side
Amazon logo
$72.99
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonApple AirPods with Wireless Charging Cas...Apple AirPods with Wireless Charging Case - White (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$117.99
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonSilicone Gel AirPods Case Crystal Clear ...Silicone Gel AirPods Case Crystal Clear Ultra Slim Shell Protective Anti-Scratch Rigid Shock Proof Back Cover for Apple AirPods 1st/2nd 2019 (Apple AirPods 2nd Gen, Purple-1)
Amazon logo
$3.98
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonApple MMEF2AM/A AirPods Wireless Bluetoo...Apple MMEF2AM/A AirPods Wireless Bluetooth Headset for iPhones with iOS 10 or Later White - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$114.95
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonHamile Compatible with AirPods Case [Fro...Hamile Compatible with AirPods Case [Front LED Visible] Soft Silicone Protective Cases Cover Skin Designed for Apple AirPod 2 & 1, Women Men, with Keychain (Black)
Amazon logo
$5.79
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen) AmazonApple Wireless Charging Case for AirPods...Apple Wireless Charging Case for AirPods
Amazon logo
$69.00

Design

1.sweat resistance
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.is dustproof and water-resistant
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.
4.has stereo speakers
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.weight

8g

23g

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.
6.has an in-ear form
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Microphone

1.number of microphones

4

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Power

1.Battery life

5h

5h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has wireless charging
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.has voice commands
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
2.can be used as a headset
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.
3.control panel placed on a device
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.
4.travel bag is included
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.Has voice prompts
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.has an accelerometer
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.
2.Has an in-line control panel
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
4.has a removable battery
Apple AirPods (2nd. Gen)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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