71points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

40points

Koss KDE250

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Comparison winner
Philips SHB8750NC
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs Koss KDE250 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Philips SHB8750NC

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than Koss KDE250 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Koss KDE250 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has an earbud form

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 & Koss KDE250 & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 & Koss KDE250 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs20,40,20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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.has an in-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

40Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

4.impedance

30 Ohms

16 Ohms

28 Ohms

16 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

4.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Koss KDE250
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHB8750NC

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

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