Sony MDR-XB800Bose OE2
Top 40%794 points
Top 40%
Top 73%357 points
Top 73%
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Bose OE2
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-XB800 vs Bose OE2: 13 facts in comparison

1. weight

150g lighter.
290g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

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.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
48% 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.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
33% 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.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
73% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
25% 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.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
38% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
31% have it

8. 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.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
75% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
53% have it

10. 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.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
32% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
64% have it

12. 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.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
22% 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.
Sony MDR-XB800
Bose OE2
87% have it

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