53points

Beats by Dre Solo 2

44points

Bose QuietComfort 25

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Beats by Dre Solo 2 vs Bose QuietComfort 25

Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25
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Why is Beats by Dre Solo 2 better than Bose QuietComfort 25?

  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bose QuietComfort 25 better than Beats by Dre Solo 2?

  • 9g lighter
    196gvs205g
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

3.weight

205g

196g

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4.can be folded
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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

5.travel bag is included
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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.

Power

1.has a removable battery
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose QuietComfort 25

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

3.number of microphones

1

1

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

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