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Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds IISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX||Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IP57||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||9.2mm||✗|
|battery life of charging case||20hours||18hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✓||✗|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||6only||8only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✗||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✗||✓|
|supports fast charging||✓||✓|
|has a mute function||✓||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
Ingress protection ratings is the rating of protection offered by an enclosure, against solids and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, while the second refers to resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IP57, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's rating is read as, the first value of 5 denotes that ingress of dust is not totally prevented but dust does not enter in harmful quantities to interfere with the correct operation or impair safety, and of liquids that they are protected against temporary immersion in water under set conditions, say 1 metre for 30 minutes.
In comparison to the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a rating of IPX4 meaning that no data available to specify a protection rating and that of liquids is that, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II has a lower liquid rating than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a weight of 12g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, at 12.5g weigh more than the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX with a difference of 0.5g
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables connecting any part of the device together, Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX are true wireless for this matter since they have no cables. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have wingtips, these are commonly used for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to each silicone ear tip for a more secure fit.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have sweat resistance
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have stereo speakers
ANC makes use of advanced kind of tech to actively cancel noise. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and after generates a mirror signal to counter it. Simply put, it's like having +1 (noise) and producing -1 (counter sound by the device) to make zero resulting in a reduced level of noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have ANC enabling you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears since you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to overcome background noise.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have ANC making either of the earbuds ideal for flights and rush hour commutes. The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II work with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX stay tightly in place, this creates a sound covering that tones down your environment sounds while preventing the device music from leaking out .
Both Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have passive noise reduction this means that they tone down ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX driver unit is 9.2mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass. A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the device, its size corellates with the loudness of the device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio component generates low frequencies that can be heard, and if it makes any changes to the signal on its way through.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can make sound with equal bass
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well an audio component makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal while at it.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is usually given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and have to charge the device less often.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery life is less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's case is said to have a charge of 20 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go multiple times before recharging the case itself.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 hours
It takes 1.5 hours to fully charge the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 0.5 hours
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX's battery power is 70mAh, battery capacity, shows the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just put down on a supported charging pad.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights show the charging status of your earbuds and case.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your device, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current electronics.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX will work well with your MacBook. If you are planning on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have 6 microphones.
While the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II microphones are 8, more than that of Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the earbuds to filter out noise.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to filter out background sounds from the desired sound.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound to still be heard even when wearing them
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support ambient sound mode as well, helpful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re having a jog but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
If lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a find earbuds feature.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support fast charging. Usually, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the amount of time it takes to charge a device.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, just that the battery fills up much faster. For example, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just thirty minutes.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a multipoint of 2 connections, this feature allows you to link to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a mute function, they have the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have this function. The mute function means that you unilaterally turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party's voice.
With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the earbuds.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a control panel on them.
The Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX have a warranty period of 3 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also support voice prompts .i.e the device will notify you if the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EX come with their own special pouch. Carrying earphones openly, or putting them in your bag without a cover may easily damage them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.