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Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
Top 51%644 points
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Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
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Harman Kardon NC vs Bose QuietComfort 15: 17 facts in comparison

1. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
45% have it

2. weight

182g lighter.
322g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
67% have it

4. 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.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
38% have it

5. 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.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
75% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
31% have it

7. 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.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
45% have it

8. 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.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
47% have it

9. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
14% have it

10. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
39% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
64% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
44% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
49% have it

14. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
81% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.4m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.68m

16. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
6% have it

17. has removable speakers

This modularity allows you to integrate the speakers into hoodies or snowboard helmets.
Harman Kardon NC
Bose QuietComfort 15
1% have it

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