Beats by Dre MixrBose QuietComfort 20i
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Beats by Dre Mixr vs Bose QuietComfort 20i: 21 facts in comparison

1. weight

166g lighter.
210g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
44g

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.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
48% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
73% have it

4. 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.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
38% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
31% have it

6. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
44% have it

7. 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.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
36% have it

8. 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.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
75% have it

9. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
32% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
42% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
64% have it

12. has active noise canceling/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.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
13% have it

13. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
8% have it

14. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
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15. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
8% have it

16. has an on-ear form

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.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
22% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.6m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
87% have it

19. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
6% have it

20. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
4% have it

21. has an in-ear form

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.
Beats by Dre Mixr
Bose QuietComfort 20i
33% have it

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