92points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

56points

Phiaton Bridge MS 500

88points

Philips SHB8850NC

Comparison winner
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC
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Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Phiaton Bridge MS 500 vs Philips SHB8850NC

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC
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56
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88
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Phiaton Bridge MS 500 & Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has voice prompts

Why is Phiaton Bridge MS 500 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II & Phiaton Bridge MS 500?

  • Weight
    232gvs309,250g
  • Sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs90,99dB/mW
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Wireless charging
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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

250g

232g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

15Hz

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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

99dB/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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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.number of microphones

2

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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

6.has voice commands
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

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

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Phiaton Bridge MS 500
Philips SHB8850NC

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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