36points

Bose AE2i

92points

Bose QuietComfort 35

65points

JBL J88

Bose AE2i
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Bose QuietComfort 35
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Bose AE2i vs Bose QuietComfort 35 vs JBL J88

Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

Why is Bose AE2i better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & JBL J88?

  • Weight
    140gvs309,907g

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Bose AE2i & JBL J88?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is JBL J88 better than Bose AE2i & Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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 an over-the-ear form
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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

140g

309g

907g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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

5.can be folded
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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 battery level indicator
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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

3.can be used as a headset
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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.

4.number of microphones

1

2

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose AE2i
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL J88

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

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