61points
63points

B&O Beoplay E8

43points
30points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

B&O Beoplay E8
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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B&O Beoplay E8 vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

Why is B&O Beoplay E8 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3?

  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    20000Hzvs16000Hz

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 better than B&O Beoplay E8?

  • 5.1mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    10.8mmvs5.7mm
  • 0.2g lighter
    ?

    12.8gvs13g
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?

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Design

1.sweat resistance
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.has an in-ear form
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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.
5.weight

13g

12.8g

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)
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

5.7mm

10.8mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
6.highest frequency

20000Hz

16000Hz

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

Microphone

1.number of microphones

2

1

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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 a mute function
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
4.travel bag is included
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.impedance

16 Ohms

18 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.
3.has a straight plug
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
4.has removable speakers
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
5.Has an in-line control panel
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.has a 3.5mm male connector
B&O Beoplay E8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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