93points

Bose QuietComfort 35

93points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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Bose QuietComfort 35
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Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

309g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

6.travel bag is included
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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.sound pressure level

90dB/mW

90dB/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
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

Power

1. longer battery life

20h

20h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

2.25h

2.25h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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

Mavin Air-X

100m

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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.

3.number of microphones

2

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

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
Bose QuietComfort 35 II

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

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