83points

Bose QuietComfort 35

91points

Sennheiser PXC 550

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29 facts in comparison

Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Bose QuietComfort 35
91
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Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    10Hzvs17Hz
  • 0.75h shorter charge time
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    2.25hvs3h
  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Bose QuietComfort 35?

  • 20dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs90dB/mW
  • 10h longer battery life
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    30hvs20h
  • 82g lighter
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    227gvs309g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    3vs2
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    2vs1
  • Has a mute function
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  • Has voice commands
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Price comparison

Bose QuietComfort 35

Buy used:

$109.95

ProductStorePrice
Bose QuietComfort 35 walmartBose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Canc...Bose QuietComfort 35 Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones II with Google Assistant - Black
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$299.00

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$200.19
Sennheiser PXC 550 walmartSennheiser PXC 550-II - Headphones with ...Sennheiser PXC 550-II - Headphones with mic - full size - Bluetooth - wireless - active noise canceling
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$199.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 PXC 550
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 PXC 550
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

227g

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 PXC 550
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

17Hz

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 PXC 550
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 PXC 550
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

110dB/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 PXC 550
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.Battery life

20h

30h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2.25h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 PXC 550
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 PXC 550
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 PXC 550
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

2

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1

2

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

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