94points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

49points

Etymotic hf5

84points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Etymotic hf5 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Etymotic hf5 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs20,20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands

Why is Etymotic hf5 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • Weight
    28gvs309,271g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Etymotic hf5?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Cable length
    3.5mvs1.2,1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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 an over-the-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor 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.has a detachable cable
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

4.weight

309g

28g

271g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

3.sound pressure level

90dB/mW

105dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor 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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

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.

4.Has WiFi
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor 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 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor 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 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

5.has voice prompts
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

6.has voice commands
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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