56points
33points

Bose SoundSport Free

70points
53points

Bose SoundSport Wireless

Bose SoundSport Free
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Bose SoundSport Free vs Bose SoundSport Wireless

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
56
points
Bose SoundSport Free
70
points
Bose SoundSport Wireless

Why is Bose SoundSport Free better than Bose SoundSport Wireless?

  • 8.5g lighter
    14.2gvs22.7g
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has wireless charging
    ?

Why is Bose SoundSport Wireless better than Bose SoundSport Free?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    6hvs5h
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

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Design

1.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 SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

14.2g

22.7g

3.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
4.travel bag is included
?

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

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
2.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
3.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.

For example

JBL T460BT

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless

Power

1.Battery life
?

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

5h

6h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

2h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
5.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
2.maximum Bluetooth range
?

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

9m

9m

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
4.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 SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless

Features

1.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 SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
2.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 SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

2

1

4.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
6.Has voice prompts
?

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.

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless

Miscellaneous

1.has a subwoofer
?

Devices with a subwoofer have a higher quality, deeper bass.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
2.has a sleep timer
?

A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
3.Has a radio
?

A built-in FM radio tuner allows you to listen to most of the live-broadcasted FM radio stations without using the internet.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
4.has AirPlay
?

AirPlay allows wireless connection of Apple devices with external screens or speakers. You may stream computer screen, video and music from iOS devices, play games like on consoles or present your slideshows easily on your TV.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
5.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
?

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless
6.can be used with standard batteries
?

You can use the device with standard batteries instead of a power supply.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Bose SoundSport Wireless

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