54points

Bose QuietComfort 15

72points

Bose QuietComfort 3

Bose QuietComfort 15
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Bose QuietComfort 15 vs Bose QuietComfort 3

Bose QuietComfort 15
Bose QuietComfort 3
Bose QuietComfort 15
Bose QuietComfort 3
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72
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 15 better than Bose QuietComfort 3?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has removable speakers
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Bose QuietComfort 3 better than Bose QuietComfort 15?

  • 4g lighter
    136gvs140g
  • Can be folded
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 15
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 QuietComfort 15
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 QuietComfort 15
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 QuietComfort 15
Bose QuietComfort 3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Bose QuietComfort 15
Bose QuietComfort 3

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 15
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose QuietComfort 15
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 QuietComfort 15
Bose QuietComfort 3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 15
Bose QuietComfort 3

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 15
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 QuietComfort 15
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 QuietComfort 15
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 QuietComfort 15
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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