56points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

51points

Bose QuietComfort 20i

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 vs Bose QuietComfort 20i

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i
56
points
51
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 better than Bose QuietComfort 20i?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 31.2g lighter
    12.8gvs44g
  • Has a straight plug

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

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

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

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3g

3.has an in-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
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.

4.has included ear pads
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.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.

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 sound isolation/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 cancelling (noise reduction)
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.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Bose QuietComfort 20i

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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