82points
51points

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

94points
76points

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

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Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 vs Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II

Why is Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 better than Sennheiser PXC 550-II?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs17Hz
  • Sweat resistance
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  • 5 more microphone(s)
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    8vs3
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    2.5hvs3h
  • Has USB Type-C
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550-II better than Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700?

  • 10h longer battery life
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    30hvs20h
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 27g lighter
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    227gvs254g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Can be folded
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • 15.87% more battery power
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    730mAhvs630mAh

Price comparison

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

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Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 AmazonBose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth...Bose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones 700, with Alexa Voice Control, Silver Luxe
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$339.00
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 AmazonBose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth...Bose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones 700, with Alexa Voice Control, Black
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$339.00
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 AmazonBose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth...Bose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones 700, with Alexa Voice Control, Arctic White
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$299.00
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$339.00
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$339.00
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$299.00
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$169.00

Sennheiser PXC 550-II

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Sennheiser PXC 550-II AmazonSennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless – NoiseGa...Sennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$199.95
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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 Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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.has a detachable cable
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

254g

227g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

17Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.has passive noise reduction
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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.
4.has a neodymium magnet
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

20h

30h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2.5h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

630mAh

730mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

8

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Sennheiser PXC 550-II
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

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$339.00
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$339.00
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 AmazonBose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth...Bose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones 700, with Alexa Voice Control, Arctic White
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$299.00
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Sennheiser PXC 550-II

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Sennheiser PXC 550-II AmazonSennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless – NoiseGa...Sennheiser PXC 550-II Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$199.95
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