61points

Beats X

72points

Bose QuietComfort 3

Beats X
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Beats X vs Bose QuietComfort 3

Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3
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72
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Why is Beats X better than Bose QuietComfort 3?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Bose QuietComfort 3 better than Beats X?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

2.has a detachable cable
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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.

4.can be folded
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 battery level indicator
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

2

1

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

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4.has a noise canceling microphone
Beats X
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

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