51points

Beats by Dre Solo 2

56points

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

Beats by Dre Solo 2
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Beats by Dre Solo 2 vs Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

Why is Beats by Dre Solo 2 better than Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth better than Beats by Dre Solo 2?

  • 52g lighter
    153gvs205g
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug

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Design

1.weight

205g

153g

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2.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

3.can be folded
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

4.travel bag is included
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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.

6.has a straight plug
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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 SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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 SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

3.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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.

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