92points

Bose QuietComfort 35

64points

Bose SoundLink around-ear II

95points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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Sennheiser PXC 550
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Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Bose SoundLink around-ear II vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Bose SoundLink around-ear II & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Bose SoundLink around-ear II better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Weight
    200gvs309,227g

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Bose SoundLink around-ear II?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Number of microphones
    3vs2,1

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

200g

227g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

5.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

6.travel bag is included
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.has an in-line control panel
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

4.number of microphones

2

1

3

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.warranty period

1

2

2

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

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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