38points

Bose OE2i

88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Bose OE2i
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Bose OE2i vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN
38
points
88
points

Why is Bose OE2i better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 150g lighter
    140gvs290g
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Bose OE2i?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Sony MDR-100ABN

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.weight

140g

290g

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4.can be folded
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.travel bag is included
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

Sound quality

1.has a neodymium magnet
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 rechargeable battery
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.control panel placed on a device
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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8

4.has an in-line control panel
Bose OE2i
Sony MDR-100ABN

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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