Philips Fidelio F1Bose QuietComfort 20i
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Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
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Philips Fidelio F1 vs Bose QuietComfort 20i: 20 facts in comparison

1. weight

111g lighter.
155g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
44g

2. 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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
45% have it

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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
35% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
69% have it

5. 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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
39% have it

6. 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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
46% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
31% have it

8. 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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
41% have it

9. 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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
76% have it

10. 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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
13% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
63% have it

12. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
42% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
31% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
12% have it

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
83% have it

17. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
23% have it

18. has an in-ear form

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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
34% have it

19. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
6% have it

20. has an earbud form

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.
Philips Fidelio F1
Bose QuietComfort 20i
4% have it

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