72points
35points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

44points
21points

Sony WF-1000X

Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
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35 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 vs Sony WF-1000X

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
72
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
44
points
Sony WF-1000X

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 better than Sony WF-1000X?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 57g lighter
    13gvs70g
  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    4hvs3h
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Why is Sony WF-1000X better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 0.3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    6mmvs5.7mm
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    1.5hvs2h
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

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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
Sony WF-1000X
2.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

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3.weight
?

Best

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3g

13g

70g

4.sweat resistant
?

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

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Sony WF-1000X
5.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
Sony WF-1000X
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

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120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

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1Hz

20Hz

20Hz

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
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
Sony WF-1000X
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.

For example

JBL T460BT

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6.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

5.7mm

6mm

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

3h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

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0.46h

2h

1.5h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

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6.Has USB Type-C
?

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

For example

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.2

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
3.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

4.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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
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5.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
Sony WF-1000X
6.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X

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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
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
Sony WF-1000X
3.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

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
4.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
Sony WF-1000X
5.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0
Sony WF-1000X
6.has a mute function
?

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

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