62points

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds

50points

Bose SoundSport Free

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Bose QuietComfort Earbuds vs Bose SoundSport Free

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free

Why is Bose QuietComfort Earbuds better than Bose SoundSport Free?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    6hvs5h
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    4vs2
  • Has USB Type-C
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  • 6.7Hz lower low-frequency
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    20Hzvs26.7Hz
  • 1 newer Bluetooth version
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    5.1vs4.1
  • 20% longer battery life of the charging case
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    12hvs10h

Why is Bose SoundSport Free better than Bose QuietComfort Earbuds?

  • 0.8mm bigger driver unit
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    10mmvs9.2mm
  • Has a mute function
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  • 33.75% cheaper
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    159.00 €vs239.99 €

Price comparison

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds

ProductStorePrice
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds amazonBose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbu...Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds - Bluetooth Wireless Earphones, Triple Black, the World's Most Effective Noise Cancelling Earbuds
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$279
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$279
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$279
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$279

Bose SoundSport Free

Buy used:

$163

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Free amazonBose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earb...Bose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Sports), Black
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$206
Bose SoundSport Free amazonBose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earb...Bose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Sports), Midnight Blue / Citron
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$199
Bose SoundSport Free amazonBose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Head...Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Headphones - 774373-0010 Black (Renewed)
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$160
Bose SoundSport Free amazonBose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earb...Bose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Sports), Bright Orange
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$199

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9.0
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Design

1.weight

17g

18.14g

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.
2.has no wires or cables
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
3.wingtips included
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
These earbuds come with wingtips that can be attached for a more secure fit. Wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When used correctly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
4.sweat resistance
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.has an in-ear form
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
7.has an earbud form
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
8.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
9.waterproof depth rating

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The waterproof depth rating indicates how well the device is protected against water ingress and water pressure. Devices which can withstand more water pressure are better for swimming or diving.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
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.
2.has passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
6.sound pressure level

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

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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
8.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
9.diaphragm size

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

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.
The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.battery power

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Free)

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
5.has wireless charging
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
6.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
7.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
4.audio latency

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Free)

Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your headphones/earbuds. Lower latency reduces audio lag, and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
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.
7.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Features

1.has ambient sound mode
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
2.has in/on-ear detection
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
Sensors can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused, saving battery life.
3.has find earbuds feature
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
You can use the app to play a sound from your earbuds to help you locate them.
4.Supports fast charging
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
5.multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
6.has a mute function
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
7.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
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.
8.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
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.
9.warranty period

1

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

Microphone

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds
Bose SoundSport Free
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.mic sensitivity

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It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
4.highest mic frequency

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The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
5.lowest mic frequency

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The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

239.99 €

159.00 €

Updated on Sun Apr 17 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Bose QuietComfort Earbuds

ProductStorePrice
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds amazonBose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbu...Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds - Bluetooth Wireless Earphones, Triple Black, the World's Most Effective Noise Cancelling Earbuds
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$279
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds amazonBose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbu...Bose QuietComfort Noise Cancelling Earbuds - True Wireless Bluetooth Earphones, Soapstone. The world's Most Effective Noise Cancelling Earbuds
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$279
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$279
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$279

Bose SoundSport Free

Buy used:

$163

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Free amazonBose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earb...Bose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Sports), Black
amazon logo
$206
Bose SoundSport Free amazonBose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earb...Bose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Sports), Midnight Blue / Citron
amazon logo
$199
Bose SoundSport Free amazonBose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Head...Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Headphones - 774373-0010 Black (Renewed)
amazon logo
$160
Bose SoundSport Free amazonBose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earb...Bose SoundSport Free, True Wireless Earbuds, (Sweatproof Bluetooth Headphones for Workouts and Sports), Bright Orange
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$199

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