52points

Bose SoundLink around-ear II

44points

Sennheiser HD 558

Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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17 facts in comparison

Bose SoundLink around-ear II vs Sennheiser HD 558

Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
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Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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Sennheiser HD 558

Why is Bose SoundLink around-ear II better than Sennheiser HD 558?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 60g lighter
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    200gvs260g
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Can be folded
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Why is Sennheiser HD 558 better than Bose SoundLink around-ear II?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Bose SoundLink around-ear II

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundLink around-ear II AmazonBose SoundLink around-ear wireless headp...Bose SoundLink around-ear wireless headphones II- White
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$229.00
Bose SoundLink around-ear II AmazonBose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headp...Bose SoundLink Around Ear Wireless Headphones II - Black
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$229.00
Bose SoundLink around-ear II pricegrabberBose Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II (...Bose Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II (white)
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$229.00

Sennheiser HD 558

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$74.00

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 558 AmazonSennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - ...Sennheiser HD 559 Open Back Headphone - Black
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$99.95
Sennheiser HD 558 AmazonSennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, I...Sennheiser HD 599 Open Back Headphone, Ivory
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$199.95
Sennheiser HD 558 AmazonSennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-E...Sennheiser HD 598 Special Edition Over-Ear Headphones - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$439.99
Sennheiser HD 558 AmazonSennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model...Sennheiser HD280PRO Headphone (new model)
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$99.00
Sennheiser HD 558 AmazonSennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional...Sennheiser HD 600 Open Back Professional Headphone
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$399.95
Sennheiser HD 558 AmazonSennheiser HD 206 Closed-Back Over Ear H...Sennheiser HD 206 Closed-Back Over Ear Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$29.90
Sennheiser HD 558 AmazonSennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile O...Sennheiser HD 660 S - HiRes Audiophile Open Back Headphone
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$485.49

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
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 an over-the-ear form
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

200g

260g

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.
5.can be folded
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
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 SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
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 SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
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 SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
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.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
Sennheiser HD 558
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.
3.warranty period

2

2

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

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