46points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

37points

Bose QuietComfort 20i

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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16 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 vs Bose QuietComfort 20i

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
46
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
37
points
Bose QuietComfort 20i

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 better than Bose QuietComfort 20i?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 31.2g lighter
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    12.8gvs44g
  • 0.05m longer cable
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    1.35mvs1.3m
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 20i better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Bose QuietComfort 20i

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$110.98

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.weight

12.8g

44g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
3.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
4.has an in-ear form
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Bose QuietComfort 20i
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.
5.cable length

1.35m

1.3m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
6.has an L-shaped plug
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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 passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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 cancellation (noise control)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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