37points

Bose OE2i

72points

Bose QuietComfort 3

Bose OE2i
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Bose OE2i vs Bose QuietComfort 3

Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3
Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3
37
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72
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Why is Bose OE2i better than Bose QuietComfort 3?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bose QuietComfort 3 better than Bose OE2i?

  • 4g lighter
    136gvs140g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

136g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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 OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose OE2i
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

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