73points

B&O Beoplay E8

62points

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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44 facts in comparison

B&O Beoplay E8 vs Sony Xperia Ear Duo

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
73
points
B&O Beoplay E8
62
points
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Why is B&O Beoplay E8 better than Sony Xperia Ear Duo?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 8.2g lighter
    13gvs21.2g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a mute function
    ?

Why is Sony Xperia Ear Duo better than B&O Beoplay E8?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs2
  • 1.54h shorter charge time
    ?

    0.46hvs2h
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • 38.82% more battery power
    118mAhvs85mAh
  • Has a gyroscope
    ?
  • Has a compass
    ?
  • Has a barometer
    ?

Price comparison

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
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
2.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
3.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

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
4.sweat resistant
?

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

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

13g

21.2g

6.travel bag is included
?

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

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Sound quality

1.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
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
2.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.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
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.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

0.46h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
5.battery power
?

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

85mAh

118mAh

6.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
3.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

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
4.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
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
5.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
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
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
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

4

4.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
5.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

Jabra Elite 75t

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
6.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
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Miscellaneous

1.has a gyroscope
?

A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
2.has a compass
?

A compass is useful in games, map and navigation software.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
3.Has a barometer
?

This measures barometric air pressure. It can predict weather changes, for example a sudden drop in air pressure could mean a storm is coming. When calibrated correctly it can be used to determine altitude, which helps GPS devices to lock on quicker and with greater accuracy.

B&O Beoplay E8
Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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