44points

Bose QuietComfort 25

57points

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

Bose QuietComfort 25
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Bose QuietComfort 25 vs Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
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57
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 25 better than Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth better than Bose QuietComfort 25?

  • 43g lighter
    153gvs196g
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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.

3.weight

196g

153g

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4.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

5.travel bag is included
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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 sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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 QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

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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