Sony WH-1000XM2Audio-Technica ATH-ES700Bose OE2
Top 15%1,148 points
Top 15%
Top 59%550 points
Top 59%
Top 73%365 points
Top 73%
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
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Bose OE2
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Top specs and features

Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 vs Bose OE2: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

275g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
160g
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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
46% 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
34% 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
72% 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
39% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
32% have it

7. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
38% have it

8. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
42% 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
76% 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
31% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
17% have it

12. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
15% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
63% have it

14. 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.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
12% have it

16. 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 WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
23% have it

17. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
10% have it

18. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
Sony WH-1000XM2
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose OE2
3% have it

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