Bose IE2Sony WH-1000XM2
Top 69%418 points
Top 69%
Top 15%1,154 points
Top 15%
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Sony WH-1000XM2
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Bose IE2 vs Sony WH-1000XM2: 21 facts in comparison

1. weight

256.5g lighter.
18.5g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
275g

2. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
35% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
69% have it

4. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
39% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
31% have it

6. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
46% have it

7. can be used as a headset

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.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
43% have it

8. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
75% have it

9. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
22% have it

10. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
13% have it

11. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
40% have it

12. control panel placed on a device

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.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
17% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
64% have it

14. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
30% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
42% have it

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
82% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.5m

18. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
15% have it

19. has an in-ear form

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.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
35% have it

20. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
4% have it

21. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Bose IE2
Sony WH-1000XM2
4% have it

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