Bose QuietComfort 3Sony WH-1000XM2
Top 40%802 points
Top 40%
Top 15%1,149 points
Top 15%
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
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Bose QuietComfort 3 vs Sony WH-1000XM2: 23 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
22000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
40000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
4Hz

3. weight

139g lighter.
136g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
275g

4. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
46% have it

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
34% have it

6. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
25% have it

7. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
39% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
32% have it

9. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
45% have it

10. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
38% have it

11. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
42% have it

12. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
76% have it

13. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
31% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
17% have it

16. control panel placed on a device

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.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
15% have it

17. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
12% have it

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
9% have it

19. 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 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
86% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.6m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.5m

21. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
3% have it

22. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
10% have it

23. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
Bose QuietComfort 3
Sony WH-1000XM2
3% have it

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