76points

Bose QuietComfort 35

42points

Sennheiser HD 598

Bose QuietComfort 35
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23 facts in comparison

Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Sennheiser HD 598

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Sennheiser HD 598?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs12Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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Why is Sennheiser HD 598 better than Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • 22dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    112dB/mWvs90dB/mW
  • 39g lighter
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    270gvs309g
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Bose QuietComfort 35

Buy used:

$174.99

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Bose QuietComfort 35 aliexpressBose QC35 II QuietComfort 35 II ANC Wire...Bose QC35 II QuietComfort 35 II ANC Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Bass Headset Noise Cancelling Sport Earphone with Mic Voice
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$179.35
Bose QuietComfort 35 aliexpressBose QC35 II QuietComfort 35 II ANC Wire...Bose QC35 II QuietComfort 35 II ANC Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Bass Headset Noise Cancelling Sport Earphone with Mic Voice
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$189.86
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$179.05
Bose QuietComfort 35 aliexpressOriginal Bose QuietComfort 35 II ANC Wir...Original Bose QuietComfort 35 II ANC Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Bass Headset Noise Cancelling Sport Earphone with Mic Voice
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$312.46
Bose QuietComfort 35 aliexpressBose QuietComfort 35 II ANC Wireless Blu...Bose QuietComfort 35 II ANC Wireless Bluetooth Headphones Bass Headset Noise Cancelling Sport Earphone with Mic Voice Assistant
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$269.98
Bose QuietComfort 35 walmartBose Frames Alto - Bluetooth Audio Sungl...Bose Frames Alto - Bluetooth Audio Sunglasses, Black (M/L)
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$199.00

Sennheiser HD 598

Buy used:

$199.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$320.86
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Bac...Sennheiser HD 599 SE Around Ear Open Back Headphone
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-E...Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$439.99
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 569 Closed Back Headphone
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$149.95
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leadin...Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Industry Leading Noise Canceling Overhead Headphones with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control, Black
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$348.00
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$431.08
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonSennheiser Pro Audio HD 300 PRO, Black
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 598 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-AD700X Audiophile Ope...Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X Audiophile Open-Air Headphones Black
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$138.99
Sennheiser HD 598 walmartSennheiser HD 25 PLUS Headphones (HD25 P...Sennheiser HD 25 PLUS Headphones (HD25 Plus, w/Nylon Case)
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$199.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
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
Sennheiser HD 598
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
Sennheiser HD 598
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

270g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.can be folded
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.has passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
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.
4.sound pressure level

90dB/mW

112dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
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.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
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
Sennheiser HD 598
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.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
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.
4.Has voice prompts
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser HD 598
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.

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