54points

Bose QuietControl 30

44points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

Bose QuietControl 30
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Bose QuietControl 30 vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Bose QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Bose QuietControl 30 better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Sweat resistance
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Bose QuietControl 30?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 55.8g lighter
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    8gvs63.8g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB50AP

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Headset
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$29.95
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDREX155AP in-Ear Earbud Headphones...Sony MDREX155AP in-Ear Earbud Headphones/Headset with mic for Phone Call, Black (MDR-EX155AP/B)
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$29.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSymphonized NRG 3.0 Wood Earbuds Wired, ...Symphonized NRG 3.0 Wood Earbuds Wired, In Ear Headphones with Microphone for Computer & Laptop, Ear Phones for Android with Stereo Sound (Black & Gray)
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$25.49
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonAS Triple Driver Earphones,6D Sound High...AS Triple Driver Earphones,6D Sound High End Sport Earbuds Noise Isolating Deep Bass in Ear Earphones with Microphones
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$15.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony in-Ear Dynamic Headphones MDR-XB50-...Sony in-Ear Dynamic Headphones MDR-XB50-B (Black) International Version
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$44.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonBetron BS10 Noise Isolating Earphones, i...Betron BS10 Noise Isolating Earphones, in Ear Headphones with Microphone and Volume Control, Powerful Bass Sound Includes 3 Different Sized Pairs of Ergonomic Earbuds and Carry Bag, Black
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$16.79
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDREX110AP - Black
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$19.50
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonMINDBEAST Noise Cancelling Headphones Wi...MINDBEAST Noise Cancelling Headphones Wired Earbuds For Kids And Adults With Microphone And Case – Xbox One Headset Gaming Earbuds For Samsung Galaxy Android iPhone, Extra Bass For Sleep Sport Workout
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$16.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonBetron B25 Earphones with Mic and Volume...Betron B25 Earphones with Mic and Volume Control, Powerful Bass, Noise Isolating in-Ear Headphones, Replaceable Earbuds, Compatible with iPhone, iPad, Tablets, Samsung Mobile Phones, Black
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$15.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonKZ ZSN Wired Earphones Yinyoo Extra Bass...KZ ZSN Wired Earphones Yinyoo Extra Bass High Fidelity Earbuds with Hybrid Balanced Armature Driver & 3.5mm Audio Plug Detachable Cable Noise Isolating Headset Headphones for Sports(Purple mic)
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$23.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP aliexpressIn-ear headphones Sony mdr-xb50ap
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$37.98

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weight

63.8g

8g

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
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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 active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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 a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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 QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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
Sony MDR-XB50AP
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Bose QuietControl 30
Sony MDR-XB50AP
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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