53points

Bose SoundSport Free

59points

Bose SoundSport Pulse

Bose SoundSport Free
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Bose SoundSport Free vs Bose SoundSport Pulse

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
53
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Bose SoundSport Free
59
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Bose SoundSport Pulse

Why is Bose SoundSport Free better than Bose SoundSport Pulse?

  • 4.86g lighter
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    18.14gvs23g
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • 0.1m greater wireless connectivity range
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    9.1mvs9m
  • Has an earbud form
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Why is Bose SoundSport Pulse better than Bose SoundSport Free?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has voice prompts
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  • Has a heart rate monitor
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Bose SoundSport Free

Buy used:

$114.95

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Free AmazonBose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Head...Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Headphones - 774373-0010 Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$154.99
Bose SoundSport Free AmazonBose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones...Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones - Stereo - Black - Wireless - Bluetooth - 29.5 ft - Earbud - Binaural - in-Ear (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.99
Bose SoundSport Free pricegrabberBose SoundSport Free wireless Bluetooth ...Bose SoundSport Free wireless Bluetooth headphones (orange/navy)
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$199.99
Bose SoundSport Free walmartBose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbu...Bose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbuds - Black
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$199.00

Bose SoundSport Pulse

Buy used:

$14.24

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Pulse AmazonBose SoundSport Pulse Wireless Headphone...Bose SoundSport Pulse Wireless Headphones, Power Red (With Heartrate Monitor) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$96.49
Bose SoundSport Pulse AmazonBose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Spor...Bose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Sport Headphones - Midnight Blue/Citron (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.00
Bose SoundSport Pulse AmazonBose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones w/Mic ...Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones w/Mic (Apple) (Red)
Amazon logo
$239.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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 SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weight

18.14g

23g

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 SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.travel bag is included
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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 passive noise reduction
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.Battery life

5h

5h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.maximum Bluetooth range

9.1m

9m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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 SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Pulse
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

Price comparison

Bose SoundSport Free

Buy used:

$114.95

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Free AmazonBose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Head...Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Sport Headphones - 774373-0010 Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$154.99
Bose SoundSport Free AmazonBose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones...Bose SoundSport Free Wireless Headphones - Stereo - Black - Wireless - Bluetooth - 29.5 ft - Earbud - Binaural - in-Ear (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.99
Bose SoundSport Free pricegrabberBose SoundSport Free wireless Bluetooth ...Bose SoundSport Free wireless Bluetooth headphones (orange/navy)
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$199.99
Bose SoundSport Free walmartBose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbu...Bose SoundSport Free True Wireless Earbuds - Black
walmart logo
$199.00

Bose SoundSport Pulse

Buy used:

$14.24

ProductStorePrice
Bose SoundSport Pulse AmazonBose SoundSport Pulse Wireless Headphone...Bose SoundSport Pulse Wireless Headphones, Power Red (With Heartrate Monitor) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$96.49
Bose SoundSport Pulse AmazonBose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Spor...Bose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Sport Headphones - Midnight Blue/Citron (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$159.00
Bose SoundSport Pulse AmazonBose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones w/Mic ...Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones w/Mic (Apple) (Red)
Amazon logo
$239.99

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