Audio-Technica ATH-EW9Bose QuietComfort 15
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Bose QuietComfort 15
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Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 vs Bose QuietComfort 15: 20 facts in comparison

1. weight

107g lighter.
33g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

2. 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-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
48% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
33% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
73% have it

5. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
31% have it

7. 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-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
44% have it

8. 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-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
36% have it

9. 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-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
75% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
54% have it

11. 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-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
32% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
42% have it

13. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
42% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
64% have it

15. 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-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
13% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.6m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.68m

17. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
22% have it

18. 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-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
87% have it

19. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
6% have it

20. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Bose QuietComfort 15
1% have it

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