62points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

93points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

65points

Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Comparison winner
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
62
points
93
points
65
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2?

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 & Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has voice prompts

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 & Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • Sound pressure level
    111dB/mWvs99,90dB/mW
  • Weight
    130gvs155,309g
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

4.weight

155g

309g

130g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

6.has included ear pads
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

10Hz

10Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

3.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

90dB/mW

111dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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.

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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 Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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.

3.number of microphones

1

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

6.Has voice prompts
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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.

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