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36points

Bose SoundSport Wireless

68points

Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Bose SoundSport Wireless
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Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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Bose SoundSport Wireless vs Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds

Why is Bose SoundSport Wireless better than Microsoft Surface Earbuds?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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Why is Microsoft Surface Earbuds better than Bose SoundSport Wireless?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 3 more microphone(s)
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    4vs1
  • 2h longer battery life
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    8hvs6h
  • Has Bluetooth aptX
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  • Has USB Type-C
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has an earbud form
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Price comparison

Design

1.sweat resistance
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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 Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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 Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.wingtips included
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
These earbuds come with wingtips that can be attached for a more secure fit. Wingtips come in handy for sports and other physical activities. When used correctly, they prevent the earbuds from falling off.
7.Ingress Protection (IP) rating

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

The Ingress Protection (IP) rating classifies the degree of protection against dust and water. Higher ratings are better. For example, a device rated IP68 can resist immersion into water for a certain time, specified by the manufacturer.
8.has an earbud form
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
9.weight

22.7g

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 active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.
2.has passive noise reduction
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.driver unit size

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

13.6mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
5.highest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
6.lowest frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
7.sound pressure level

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
8.diaphragm size

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Microphone

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.mic sensitivity

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
4.highest mic frequency

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

The highest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording treble.
5.lowest mic frequency

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

The lowest frequency that the mic can pick up. Better for recording bass.

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 Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.charge time

2h

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a rechargeable battery
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
5.Battery life of charging case

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

24h

The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
6.has wireless charging
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.
7.battery power

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.

Connectivity

1.Has Bluetooth aptX
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
2.Has USB Type-C
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
3.Can be used wirelessly
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

9m

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.control panel placed on a device
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.
2.can be used as a headset
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.
3.has voice commands
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.has a mute function
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
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.
6.multipoint count

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Bose SoundSport Wireless)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Microsoft Surface Earbuds)

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
8.Supports fast charging
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
Fast charging technologies, like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge or MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
9.travel bag is included
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has an open-back design
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
2.has removable speakers
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
3.has a removable battery
Bose SoundSport Wireless
Microsoft Surface Earbuds
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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