Bose QuietComfort 20iBose QuietComfort 25
Top 62%538 points
Top 62%
Top 63%514 points
Top 63%
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Bose QuietComfort 20i vs Bose QuietComfort 25: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

152g lighter.
44g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
196g

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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
45% have it

3. 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
39% have it

4. 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
46% have it

5. 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
41% have it

6. 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
76% have it

7. 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
40% have it

8. 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
13% have it

9. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
63% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
42% 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
31% have it

12. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
12% have it

13. 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

14. 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
83% have it

16. 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 QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
34% have it

17. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
6% have it

18. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Bose QuietComfort 25
4% have it

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