56points
38points

Bose SoundSport Free

44points
25points

Sony WF-1000X

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Bose SoundSport Free vs Sony WF-1000X

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
56
points
Bose SoundSport Free
44
points
Sony WF-1000X

Why is Bose SoundSport Free better than Sony WF-1000X?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 55.8g lighter
    14.2gvs70g
  • 2h longer battery life
    ?

    5hvs3h
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is Sony WF-1000X better than Bose SoundSport Free?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    1.5hvs2h
  • 1m greater wireless connectivity range
    ?

    10mvs9m
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

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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
Sony WF-1000X
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

14.2g

70g

3.sweat resistant
?

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

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
4.travel bag is included
?

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

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

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

For example

Jaybird Vista

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X

Sound quality

1.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.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
2.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
Sony WF-1000X

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

3h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
3.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2h

1.5h

4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
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
Sony WF-1000X

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
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

House of Marley Buffalo Soldier BT

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
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
Sony WF-1000X
5.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
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
Sony WF-1000X

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
Sony WF-1000X
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
Sony WF-1000X
3.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
Sony WF-1000X
4.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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
5.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X

Miscellaneous

1.has a subwoofer
?

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

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
2.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
Sony WF-1000X
3.has an AUX input
?

An auxiliary input allows you to play other audio sources by connecting them through a simple audio connection like a 3.5mm jack, i.e for MP3 or portable DVD/CD player.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
4.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

For example

Bose SoundSport Free

Bose SoundSport Free
Sony WF-1000X
5.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
Sony WF-1000X
6.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
Sony WF-1000X

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