71points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

85points

JBL Duet BT

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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28 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs JBL Duet BT

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT
71
points
85
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than JBL Duet BT?

  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    30 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a removable battery

Why is JBL Duet BT better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8?

  • 71.7g lighter
    183.3gvs255g
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 1h shorter charge time
    2hvs3h

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

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
JBL Duet BT

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

3.weight

255g

183.3g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

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

3.impedance

30 Ohms

32 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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

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.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.battery power

800mAh

610mAh

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

4.charge time

3h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

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
JBL Duet BT

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.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
JBL Duet BT

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

5.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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