Bose QuietComfort Earbuds IISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Beats Studio BudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.7 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Beats Studio Buds||Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||IPX4||IPX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||8.2mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||100.5dB/mW||✗|
|battery life of charging case||16hours||18hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against solids and liquids. In the format of IPXX, 'X' represents a number The first value represents protection against solids such as dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Scoring IPX4, the Beats Studio Buds's rating for solids indicates that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Beats Studio Buds, Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a weight of 12.5g . We prefer a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to move with.
For a device to be true wireless it must have no cables linking any part of the device together, Beats Studio Buds are true wireless for this matter since they don't have wires. This is a major difference as some wireless earbuds have cables linking the pair of earbuds together.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also is true wireless since it has no wires connecting the pair of earbuds .
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have wingtips, these are commonly used for workout earbuds and are usually an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Beats Studio Buds have sweat resistance
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Beats Studio Buds have stereo speakers, what this means is that Beats Studio Buds's speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also have stereo speakers
ANC uses more advanced kind of tech to reduce unwanted ambient sounds. ANC works when, it listens to the sound pattern outside and inside the earbud and inverts the soundwaves to cancel it out. In simple terms, it's like having +1 (noise) then producing -1 (inverted noise) giving zero therefore "diluting" the noise.
The Beats Studio Buds have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background noise.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have ANC which makes either of the devices ideal for plane rides and morning travels. The Beats Studio Buds and Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II operate with different noise cancellation modes, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Beats Studio Buds sit well in place, this creates an acoustic seal that reduces background noise and also prevents the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Both of these devices have passive noise reduction which implies that they limit ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
The Beats Studio Buds have a unit size of 8.2mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass. The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device, the unit size dictates the loudness of the device.
Beats Studio Buds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well an audio device generates low audible frequencies and if it alters the signal while at it.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal bass
The Beats Studio Buds's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device makes high audible frequencies and if it changes to the signal on its way through.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's highest frequency is at 20000Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal treble
SPL, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Beats Studio Buds's measurement is 100.5dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Beats Studio Buds's battery life is 8 hours, a device's battery life is commonly 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 Beats Studio Buds by 2 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and Beats Studio Buds's case is said to have a full charge of 16 hours. A charging case with a longer battery life enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 2 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Beats Studio Buds's battery. It is recommended to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds when they have been in storage for long periods.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 0.5 hours
The Beats Studio Buds have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the device has a low battery. The battery indicator lights indicate the charging state of your earbuds and case.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a battery level indicator, these enable you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, if charged fully, or having a low battery.
The Beats Studio Buds support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too use USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug is part and parcel of most current laptops, phones, and tablets.
Beats Studio Buds have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, newer than that of Beats Studio Buds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Beats Studio Buds have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Beats Studio Buds
Beats Studio Buds support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Since its the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Beats Studio Buds will work fine with your MacBook. If you intend 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 Beats Studio Buds have 6 microphones.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II microphones are 8, more than that of Beats Studio Buds by 2 . More microphones record better sound quality and help the device to filter out noise.
Beats Studio Buds use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to filter out noise from the desired sound.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a noise-canceling microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Beats Studio Buds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard even when wearing them
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music while being aware of what’s happening around you, say you’re having a run but would still want to be able to hear traffic.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when removed from your ears .
When lost in a room, or can't easily find them in your bag, Beats Studio Buds have a find earbuds feature.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have the find earbuds feature. Simply use the earbuds app on your smartphone to play an alarm from your device to help you locate them.
Beats Studio Buds 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. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery is charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Beats Studio Buds have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also support the mute function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
With the Beats Studio Buds, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a control panel on them.
The Beats Studio Buds have voice prompts. Automatically receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too support voice prompts meaning the earbuds will notify you if the battery is low, and it's time to recharge them.
Beats Studio Buds come with their own special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or putting them inside your pockets without a cover can easily damage them.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.