43points

B&O Play H6 Generation 2

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

B&O Play H6 Generation 2
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Sony WH-1000XM3
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B&O Play H6 Generation 2 vs Sony WH-1000XM3

B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is B&O Play H6 Generation 2 better than Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than B&O Play H6 Generation 2?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

3.has a detachable cable
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.can be folded
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.sweat resistant
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

6.has included ear pads
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

4.Has USB Type-C
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

4.Has WiFi
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

5.has voice prompts
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

6.has voice commands
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

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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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
B&O Play H6 Generation 2
Sony WH-1000XM3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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