42points

Bang & Olufsen A8

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Bang & Olufsen A8
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Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
42
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85
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Why is Bang & Olufsen A8 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    19 Ohmsvs28 Ohms
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 249g lighter
    22gvs271g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Bang & Olufsen A8?

  • 30Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs50Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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 a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

4.weight

22g

271g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.has included ear pads
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

50Hz

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

For example

Creative SXFI Air

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

JBL Live 650BTNC

6.impedance

19 Ohms

28 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

4.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bang & Olufsen A8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

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