34points

Bose OE2

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

88points

Philips SHB8850NC

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Bose OE2
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Philips SHB8750NC
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Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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34 facts in comparison

Bose OE2 vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Philips SHB8850NC vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
34
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92
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88
points
90
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Why is Bose OE2 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Philips SHB8850NC & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Weight
    140gvs226,232,221.1g
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Bose OE2 & Philips SHB8850NC & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • Has included ear pads

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Bose OE2 & Philips SHB8750NC & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

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

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Bose OE2 & Philips SHB8750NC & Philips SHB8850NC?

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

226g

232g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Bose OE2
Philips SHB8750NC
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

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