Bang & Olufsen A8Beats by Dre Solo 2
Top 68%425 points
Top 68%
Top 60%536 points
Top 60%
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Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Beats by Dre Solo 2: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

183g lighter.
22g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
205g

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
48% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
73% have it

4. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
31% have it

6. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
44% have it

7. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
36% have it

8. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
75% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
53% have it

10. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
32% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
42% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
64% have it

13. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
13% have it

14. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
87% have it

16. has an in-ear form

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Beats by Dre Solo 2
33% have it

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