70points
41points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

85points
55points

Bose QuietComfort 35

94points
73points

Marshall Mid A.N.C

94points
61points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Cost-effectiveness winner
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Comparison winner
Sony WH-1000XM3
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44 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0vs Bose QuietComfort 35vs Marshall Mid A.N.Cvs Sony WH-1000XM3

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
70
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
85
points
Bose QuietComfort 35
94
points
Marshall Mid A.N.C
94
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 better than the others?

  • Sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs90,98,104.5dB/mW
  • Weight
    13gvs309,208,255g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Charge time
    ?

    2hvs2.25,3,3h
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than the others?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Marshall Mid A.N.C better than the others?

  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than the others?

  • Lowest frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20,10,20Hz
  • Battery life
    ?

    38hvs4,20,20h
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    3vs2,2,2
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?

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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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.sweat resistant
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

13g

309g

208g

255g

6.travel bag is included
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

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

20Hz

10Hz

20Hz

4Hz

2.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

107dB/mW

90dB/mW

98dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

3.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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

20h

20h

38h

2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

2.25h

3h

3h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.Has USB Type-C
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.maximum Bluetooth range
?

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

10m

10m

10m

10m

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
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

2

2

3

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3
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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Bose QuietComfort 35
Marshall Mid A.N.C
Sony WH-1000XM3

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