92points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

61points

Onkyo ES-HF300

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Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Onkyo ES-HF300

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300
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61
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Onkyo ES-HF300?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is Onkyo ES-HF300 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • 69g lighter
    240gvs309g
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    97dB/mWvs90dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

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 a detachable cable
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

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.

4.weight

309g

240g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

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
Onkyo ES-HF300

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

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
Onkyo ES-HF300

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

97dB/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
Onkyo ES-HF300

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
Onkyo ES-HF300

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 battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

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
Onkyo ES-HF300

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

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
Onkyo ES-HF300

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
Onkyo ES-HF300

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
Onkyo ES-HF300

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

5.has voice commands
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Onkyo ES-HF300

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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