Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNCBeats by Dre Solo HDBose SoundLink around-ear II
Top 5%1,287 points
Top 5%
Top 33%902 points
Top 33%
Top 45%738 points
Top 45%
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
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Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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Top specs and features

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Beats by Dre Solo HD vs Bose SoundLink around-ear II: 31 facts in comparison

1. weight

221.1g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
160g
200g

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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
44% 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
69% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
24% have it

6. 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
39% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
31% 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
46% have it

9. 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
43% have it

10. 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
75% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
22% have it

12. 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
13% have it

13. 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
40% have it

14. 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
17% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
64% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
42% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
49% have it

18. 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
30% have it

19. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1
1

20. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
13% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
82% have it

22. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
12% have it

23. 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.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
22% have it

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
15% have it

25. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bose SoundLink around-ear II
3% have it

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