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Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
Top 68%414 points
Top 68%
Top 7%1,222 points
Top 7%
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
Top specs and features

Bose SIE2 vs Sony MDR-100ABN: 24 facts in comparison

1. weight

273g lighter.
17g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
290g

2. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
36% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
67% have it

4. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
38% have it

5. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
75% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
31% have it

7. can be used as a headset

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.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
45% have it

8. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
25% have it

9. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
14% have it

10. control panel placed on a device

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.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
18% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
64% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
44% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
30% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
49% have it

15. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
81% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
16% have it

17. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
13% have it

18. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
19% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
0.52m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

20. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
23% have it

21. has an in-ear form

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.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
37% have it

22. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
4% have it

23. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
5% have it

24. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
Bose SIE2
Sony MDR-100ABN
10% have it

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