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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS vs Bose QuietComfort 20i: 17 facts in comparison

1. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
44% have it

2. weight

18g lighter.
26g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
44g

3. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
76% have it

4. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
47% have it

5. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
15% have it

6. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
47% have it

7. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
64% have it

8. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
44% have it

9. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
30% have it

10. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

11. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
18% have it

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
80% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m

14. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
5% have it

15. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
37% have it

16. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
6% have it

17. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Bose QuietComfort 20i
5% have it

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