49points

Bose QuietComfort 20i

46points

Shure SE215

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Bose QuietComfort 20i vs Shure SE215

Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

Why is Bose QuietComfort 20i better than Shure SE215?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Shure SE215 better than Bose QuietComfort 20i?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a straight plug
  • 0.32m longer cable
    1.62mvs1.3m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

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 20i
Shure SE215

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 in-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

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.

4.has included ear pads
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

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.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

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 20i
Shure SE215

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 20i
Shure SE215

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 20i
Shure SE215

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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