94points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

50points

Etymotic hf5

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

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Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Etymotic hf5 vs Philips SHB8750NC

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Philips SHB8750NC
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Etymotic hf5
Philips SHB8750NC

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Etymotic hf5 & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands

Why is Etymotic hf5 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Weight
    28gvs309,226g
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Etymotic hf5?

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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

    309g

    28g

    226g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    4.has a detachable cable
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

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

    5.has an in-ear form
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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.

    6.can be folded
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

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

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    10Hz

    20Hz

    10Hz

    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
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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

    105dB/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
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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
    Philips SHB8750NC

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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 a noise canceling microphone
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

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

    4.has voice prompts
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

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

    5.has voice commands
    Bose QuietComfort 35 II
    Etymotic hf5
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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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