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Bose OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
Top 70%398 points
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Top 45%725 points
Top 45%
Bose OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
Top specs and features

Bose OE2i vs Sennheiser CX 5.00i: 15 facts in comparison

1. weight

124g lighter.
140g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
16g

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Bose OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
45% 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 OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
69% have it

4. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bose OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
31% have it

5. 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 OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
47% have it

6. 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 OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
44% have it

7. 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 OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
76% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bose OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
23% have it

9. 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 OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
18% have it

10. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bose OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
64% have it

11. 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 OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
31% have it

12. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

13. 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 OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
82% have it

14. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Bose OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
23% have it

15. 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 OE2i
Sennheiser CX 5.00i
36% have it

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