32points

Bose OE2

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

86points

Philips SHB8850NC

Bose OE2
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Philips SHB8750NC
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Bose OE2 vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Philips SHB8850NC

Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

Why is Bose OE2 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Weight
    140gvs226,232g
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Bose OE2 & Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Bose OE2 & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Wireless charging
  • Has voice commands
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

226g

232g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

6.sweat resistant
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

4.Has WiFi
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.can be used as a headset
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

4.has voice commands
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

5.has an accelerometer
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

For example

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

2.can be controlled remotely
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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