74points
42points

B&O Beoplay E8

72points
36points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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B&O Beoplay E8 vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
74
points
B&O Beoplay E8
72
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

Why is B&O Beoplay E8 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 better than B&O Beoplay E8?

  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

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Design

1.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.

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
2.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

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3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

13g

13g

4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
5.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

20Hz

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

107dB/mW

107dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
5.impedance
?

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

16 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

Power

1.Battery life
?

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

4h

4h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

2h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
5.battery power
?

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

85mAh

85mAh

6.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.2

4.2

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
3.maximum Bluetooth range
?

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

10m

10m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
6.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

Features

1.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.

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

2

2

4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
5.Has voice prompts
?

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.

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

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