54points

Bose QuietControl 30

62points

Bowers & Wilkins PI4

Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
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27 facts in comparison

Bose QuietControl 30 vs Bowers & Wilkins PI4

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Bowers & Wilkins PI4

Why is Bose QuietControl 30 better than Bowers & Wilkins PI4?

  • Sweat resistance
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  • 0.25h shorter charge time
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    3hvs3.25h
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Why is Bowers & Wilkins PI4 better than Bose QuietControl 30?

  • 23.8g lighter
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    40gvs63.8g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has a mute function
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Price comparison

Bowers & Wilkins PI4

ProductStorePrice
Bowers & Wilkins PI4 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI4 in Ear Noise Cancel...Bowers & Wilkins PI4 in Ear Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones - Black
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$273.04
Bowers & Wilkins PI4 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI4 in Ear Noise Cancel...Bowers & Wilkins PI4 in Ear Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones - Silver
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$299.99
Bowers & Wilkins PI4 AmazonBowers & Wilkins PI4 in Ear Noise Cancel...Bowers & Wilkins PI4 in Ear Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones - Gold, Standard
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$299.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.sweat resistance
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weight

63.8g

40g

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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.travel bag is included
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
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.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
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.Battery life

10h

10h

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 QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

3h

3.25h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.has a removable battery
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
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.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
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 QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
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 QuietControl 30
Bowers & Wilkins PI4
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
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Bowers & Wilkins PI4
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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