56points

Bose SoundSport Free

50points

Sennheiser CX Sport

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Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
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57 facts in comparison

Bose SoundSport Free vs Sennheiser CX Sport

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
56
points
Bose SoundSport Free
50
points
Sennheiser CX Sport

Why is Bose SoundSport Free better than Sennheiser CX Sport?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 0.87g lighter
    14.2gvs15.07g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has wireless charging
    ?

Why is Sennheiser CX Sport better than Bose SoundSport Free?

  • 1h longer battery life
    ?

    6hvs5h
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    1.5hvs2h
  • 1m greater wireless connectivity range
    ?

    10mvs9m
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

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
Sennheiser CX Sport
2.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
3.sweat resistant
?

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

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

14.2g

15.07g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
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
Sennheiser CX Sport
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
Sennheiser CX Sport

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.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

1.5h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
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
Sennheiser CX Sport

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
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

10m

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
Sennheiser CX Sport
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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
5.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
6.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

Debussy Nathaniel

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport

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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
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
Sennheiser CX Sport
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
Sennheiser CX Sport
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

Jabra Elite 75t

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
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
Sennheiser CX Sport

Miscellaneous

1.has a subwoofer
?

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

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
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
Sennheiser CX Sport
3.has a magnetic shielding
?

A magnetic shielding limits the coupling of a magnetic field between two devices. The purpose is to prevent magnetic fields from interfering with electrical devices and avoid distortion (of TV, monitors, hard drives etc.).

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
4.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
5.has a cradle with lightning connector
?

Lightning is a proprietary computer bus and power connector created by Apple Inc. It allows you to easily plug your iPhone 5, iPod Touch (5th gen.), iPod Nano (7th gen.), iPad (4th gen.), and iPad Mini into the device, play music and at the same time charge it.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Sennheiser CX Sport
6.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
Sennheiser CX Sport

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