71points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

92points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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26 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
71
points
92
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • 54g lighter
    255gvs309g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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 Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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 Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

255g

309g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

6.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

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 H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

3.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

3h

2.25h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

4.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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 H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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 Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

4.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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 H8
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

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