Bose OE2Sony MDR-XB800
Top 72%183 points
Top 72%
Top 17%534 points
Top 17%
Number of headphones
Top 90%
203 headphones
229.17 g - 342.25 g
NaN% of all headphonesYes

Bose OE2 vs Sony MDR-XB800: 12 facts in comparison

1. weight

150g lighter.
AKG IP2: 3g

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.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
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.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
36% 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.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
73% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
27% 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.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
37% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
30% have it

8. 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.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
32% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
73% have it

10. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bose OE2
65% have it

11. 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.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
22% have it

12. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bose OE2
Sony MDR-XB800
87% have it

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