Bose AE2Bose QuietComfort 15
Top 71%189 points
Top 71%
Top 60%256 points
Top 60%
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191 headphones
116g - 229g
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
weight
140g
140g
AKG IP2
3g
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Bose AE2 vs Bose QuietComfort 15: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

0g lighter.
140g
AKG IP2: 3g
140g
122
0

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 AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
48% have it
94
0

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 AE2
73% have it
72
0

4. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
37% have it
62
0

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 AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
44% have it
60
0

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bose AE2
30% have it
59
0

7. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
55% have it
49
0

8. is 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 AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
34% have it
49
0

9. 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 AE2
32% have it
48
0

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
42% have it
48
0

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
74% have it
47
0

12. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
42% have it
46
0

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
65% have it
44
0

14. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
13% have it
43
0

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
AKG Q 701: 6m
1.68m
35
0

16. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
7% have it
31
0

17. 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 AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
88% have it
28
0

18. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
Bose AE2
Bose QuietComfort 15
1% have it
25
0

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