93points

Bose QuietComfort 35

78points

JBL Tune600BTNC

88points

Philips SHB8850NC

Comparison winner
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC
vs
vs

43 facts in comparison

Bose QuietComfort 35 vs JBL Tune600BTNC vs Philips SHB8850NC

Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC
93
points
78
points
88
points

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than JBL Tune600BTNC & Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is JBL Tune600BTNC better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Weight
    173gvs309,232g

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & JBL Tune600BTNC?

  • Sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs90,100dB/mW
  • Has voice commands
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

173g

232g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Mpow Thor

6.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

105dB/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 active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

12h

16h

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
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

2.25h

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

4.Has WiFi
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Klipsch R5 Neckband

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

For example

Mpow H7

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Bose QuietComfort 35
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Videos

Powered by

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.