Beats by Dre PowerbeatsBose QuietComfort 35
Top 67%436 points
Top 67%
Top 16%1,124 points
Top 16%
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Beats by Dre Powerbeats vs Bose QuietComfort 35: 25 facts in comparison

1. weight

279g lighter.
30g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
309g

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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
48% have it

3. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
33% have it

4. 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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
73% have it

5. 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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
31% have it

7. 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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
44% have it

8. 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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
36% have it

9. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
42% have it

10. 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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
75% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
53% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
16% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
42% have it

14. control panel placed on a device

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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
14% have it

16. 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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
13% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
8% have it

18. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
2

19. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
10% have it

20. 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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
87% have it

21. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.12m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

22. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
3% have it

23. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
8% have it

24. 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 Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
33% have it

25. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Bose QuietComfort 35
3% have it

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