88points
50points

Bose QuietComfort 35

71points
47points

Jabra Elite Active 65t

94points
51points

Sony WH-1000XM3

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
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41 facts in comparison

Bose QuietComfort 35vs Jabra Elite Active 65tvs Sony WH-1000XM3

Bose QuietComfort 35
Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3
88
points
Bose QuietComfort 35
71
points
Jabra Elite Active 65t
94
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than the others?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Jabra Elite Active 65t better than the others?

  • Weight
    12.3gvs309,255g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Number of microphones
    ?

    4vs2,3
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Charge time
    ?

    2hvs2.25,3h
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Warranty period
    ?

    2vs1,1
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than the others?

  • Lowest frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs10,20Hz
  • Battery life
    ?

    38hvs20,5h
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

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3.has a detachable cable
?

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

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

309g

12.3g

255g

5.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

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

10Hz

20Hz

4Hz

2.has passive noise reduction
?

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

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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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4.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

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Sony WH-1000XM3

Power

1.Battery life
?

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

20h

5h

38h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2.25h

2h

3h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.Has USB Type-C
?

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.maximum Bluetooth range
?

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

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

10m

10m

10m

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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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Sony WH-1000XM3
5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

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Jabra Elite Active 65t
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

2

4

3

4.has an in-line control panel
?

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

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Sony WH-1000XM3
5.warranty period
?

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

Best

Treblab X2

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1

2

1

6.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

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