85points

Bose QuietComfort 35

65points

KEF M500

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KEF M500
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Bose QuietComfort 35 vs KEF M500

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
85
points
Bose QuietComfort 35
65
points
KEF M500

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than KEF M500?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?

Why is KEF M500 better than Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs90dB/mW
  • 101g lighter
    208gvs309g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • 0.1m longer cable
    ?

    1.3mvs1.2m
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

309g

208g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
6.can be folded
?

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

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500

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

2.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

90dB/mW

103dB/mW

3.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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
4.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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
5.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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
3.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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500

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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
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

1

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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Bose QuietComfort 35
KEF M500

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