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77points
38points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

95points
57points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
77
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
95
points
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • 84g lighter
    225gvs309g
  • 25h longer battery life
    ?

    45hvs20h
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 4 more microphone(s)
    ?

    6vs2
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • 1.25h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.25hvs3.5h
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

225g

309g

5.can be folded
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
6.travel bag is included
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

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

20Hz

10Hz

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
4.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Power

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

45h

20h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

3.5h

2.25h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
5.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Sol Republic Shadow Fusion

5

4.2

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

6

2

4.warranty period
?

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

2

1

5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
6.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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