92points

Bose QuietComfort 35

65points

Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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Bose QuietComfort 35
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Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2
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points
65
points

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2 better than Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • 179g lighter
    130gvs309g
  • 21dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    111dB/mWvs90dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    2vs1
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

130g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

6.has included ear pads
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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

111dB/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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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.warranty period

1

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

4.has an in-line control panel
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

5.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

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bowers & Wilkins P3 Series 2

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

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