45points

Bose SoundSport Pulse

51points

Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK

Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
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24 facts in comparison

Bose SoundSport Pulse vs Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK

Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK

Why is Bose SoundSport Pulse better than Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK?

  • Sweat resistance
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has voice commands
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4.1
  • Has voice prompts
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Why is Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK better than Bose SoundSport Pulse?

  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • 1h longer battery life
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    6hvs5h
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 8.8g lighter
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    14.2gvs23g
  • 1m greater wireless connectivity range
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    10mvs9m
  • Has no wires or cables
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Price comparison

Design

1.sweat resistance
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.has an in-ear form
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
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.
6.weight

23g

14.2g

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.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Microphone

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

Power

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 battery level indicator
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
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.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
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 voice commands
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
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.
4.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
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.
5.travel bag is included
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.Has an in-line control panel
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Miscellaneous

1.Has a heart rate monitor
Bose SoundSport Pulse
Philips Bass+ SHB4385BK
A heart rate monitor can help show your fitness levels, enabling you to calculate a suitable intensity of exercise.

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