Sony WI-1000XBose QuietComfort 35
Top 39%859 points
Top 39%
Top 13%1,223 points
Top 13%
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
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Sony WI-1000X vs Bose QuietComfort 35: 25 facts in comparison

1. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

2. weight

238g lighter.
71g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
309g

3. 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 WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
45% have it

4. 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 WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
35% 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 WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
39% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
31% have it

7. 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.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
46% have it

8. 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 WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
41% 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 WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
76% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
21% have it

11. 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 WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
40% 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.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
13% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
63% 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.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
17% have it

16. 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 WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
31% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
12% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
14% have it

20. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
3% have it

21. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Sony WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
34% have it

22. maximum Bluetooth range

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
10m
Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 SE: 100m
10m

23. longer battery life

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
10h
Sennheiser PXC 480: 50h
20h

24. 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 WI-1000X
Bose QuietComfort 35
4% have it

25. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.5h
Sony Xperia Ear Duo: 0.46h
2.25h

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