88points

Bose QuietComfort 35

81points

Sennheiser PXC 480

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Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Sennheiser PXC 480

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480
88
points
Bose QuietComfort 35
81
points
Sennheiser PXC 480

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Sennheiser PXC 480?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs17Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • 0.75h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.25hvs3h
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 480 better than Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • 19dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    109dB/mWvs90dB/mW
  • 84g lighter
    225gvs309g
  • 30h longer battery life
    ?

    50hvs20h
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 0.2m longer cable
    ?

    1.4mvs1.2m

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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
Sennheiser PXC 480
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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
Sennheiser PXC 480
3.has a detachable cable
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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
Sennheiser PXC 480
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

309g

225g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
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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

17Hz

2.sound pressure level
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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

109dB/mW

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

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480
4.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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
Sennheiser PXC 480
5.has a neodymium magnet
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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
Sennheiser PXC 480

Power

1.Battery life
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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

50h

2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480
3.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2.25h

3h

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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
Sennheiser PXC 480

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480
2.control panel placed on a device
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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
Sennheiser PXC 480
3.number of microphones
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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
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480
5.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

1

2

6.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 480

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