38points

Bose AE2i

65points

JBL J88

Bose AE2i
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Bose AE2i vs JBL J88

Bose AE2i
JBL J88
Bose AE2i
JBL J88
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65
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Why is Bose AE2i better than JBL J88?

  • 767g lighter
    140gvs907g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be used as a headset

Why is JBL J88 better than Bose AE2i?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose AE2i
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 a detachable cable
Bose AE2i
JBL J88

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
Bose AE2i
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.

4.weight

140g

907g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

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5.can be folded
Bose AE2i
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
JBL J88

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose AE2i
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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose AE2i
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.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose AE2i
JBL J88

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
Bose AE2i
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.

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

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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Parrot Zik Sport

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