Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
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.
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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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.
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
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.
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.
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.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.