92points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

66points

RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
92
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66
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug

Why is RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • 294g lighter
    15gvs309g
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    91dB/mWvs90dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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

15g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

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.sound pressure level

90dB/mW

91dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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

4.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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

6.has voice prompts
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

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

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