93points

Bose QuietComfort 35

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

99points

Treblab Z2

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Treblab Z2
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38 facts in comparison

Bose QuietComfort 35 vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Treblab Z2

Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2
93
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97
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99
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Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 better than Sennheiser PXC 550 & Treblab Z2?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Treblab Z2?

  • Weight
    227gvs309,252.3g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Treblab Z2 better than Bose QuietComfort 35 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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 a detachable cable
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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.

4.weight

309g

227g

252.3g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has included ear pads
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.sweat resistant
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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
Treblab Z2

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
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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

4.number of microphones

2

3

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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

JBL Live 650BTNC

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Bose QuietComfort 35
Sennheiser PXC 550
Treblab Z2

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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