72points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • 16g lighter
    255gvs271g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    28 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 10 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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Design

1.weight

255g

271g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

3.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

5.has an over-the-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

6.has a tangle free cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

28 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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

AKG N200 Wireless

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

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

3h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

4.has a removable battery
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

3.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

5.Has WiFi
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

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

3.control panel placed on a device
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

4.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

5.warranty period

2

12

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

6.has a noise canceling microphone
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

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