Sennheiser HD 598Bose QuietComfort 25
Top 51%659 points
Top 51%
Top 62%510 points
Top 62%
Sennheiser HD 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
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Sennheiser HD 598 vs Bose QuietComfort 25: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

74g lighter.
270g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
196g

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 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
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 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
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 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
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.
Sennheiser HD 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
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.
Sennheiser HD 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
46% have it

7. 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 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
75% have it

8. 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 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
13% have it

9. 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 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
40% have it

10. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sennheiser HD 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
64% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sennheiser HD 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
49% have it

12. 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 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
30% have it

13. 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 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
82% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.4m

15. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sennheiser HD 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
6% have it

16. has an open-back design

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.
Sennheiser HD 598
Bose QuietComfort 25
10% have it

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