38points

Bose SIE2

92points

Sony MDR-1000X

Bose SIE2
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Bose SIE2 vs Sony MDR-1000X

Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X
38
points
92
points

Why is Bose SIE2 better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • 258g lighter
    17gvs275g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • Weather sealed

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Bose SIE2?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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 SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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 SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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

17g

275g

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5.can be folded
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has an in-ear form
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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 a neodymium magnet
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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 rechargeable battery
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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 SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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.control panel placed on a device
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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 SIE2
Sony MDR-1000X

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.

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