92points

Bose QuietComfort 35

48points

Etymotic mc5

99points

Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE

88points

Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
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Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
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23 facts in comparison

Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Etymotic mc5 vs Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE vs Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Etymotic mc5 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs20,20,16Hz

Why is Etymotic mc5 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Etymotic mc5 & Sennheiser Momentum Wireless?

  • Has a mute function

Why is Sennheiser Momentum Wireless better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Etymotic mc5 & Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE?

  • Sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs90,100,93dB/mW

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

4.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

5.has an in-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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.has included ear pads
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

20Hz

16Hz

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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

100dB/mW

93dB/mW

113dB/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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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 a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

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

4.has a mute function
Bose QuietComfort 35
Etymotic mc5
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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