56points

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 137g lighter
    153gvs290g
  • Has a straight plug
  • 4.5h shorter charge time
    1.5hvs6h

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 1.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs3
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

153g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.can be folded
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.travel bag is included
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Sound quality

1.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

1.5h

6h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

3

4.1

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 SoundLink on-ear Bluetooth
Sony MDR-100ABN

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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