71points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

48points

Sony WF-1000X

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs Sony WF-1000X

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X
71
points
48
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than Sony WF-1000X?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony WF-1000X better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8?

  • 185g lighter
    70gvs255g
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • 1.5h shorter charge time
    1.5hvs3h
  • Has an earbud form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

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
Sony WF-1000X

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

70g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

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

5.has an on-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

6.has a straight plug
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

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.

4.driver unit size

40mm

6mm

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 rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.charge time

3h

1.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

3.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony WF-1000X

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
Sony WF-1000X

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
Sony WF-1000X

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.

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