Technics EAH AZ60M2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds IISee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Technics EAH AZ60M2||Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||8mm||9.3mm|
|battery life of charging case||25hours||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||8only||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 level of protection given by a casing, against solids and water. 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 resistance against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Technics EAH AZ60M2's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes 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.
In comparison to the Technics EAH AZ60M2, 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 Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a weight of 14g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are easier to transport.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, at 12.5g weigh less than the Technics EAH AZ60M2 with a difference -1.5g
For a device to be true wireless it should have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ60M2 are true wireless for this case since they have no wires. This is a major distinction since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also is true wireless since it has no wires linking the pair of earbuds together.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II come with wingtips, these are reserved for earbuds for workouts and come as an optional add-on to the separate silicone ear tip for a better fit.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 are resistant to sweat
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's resistance to sweat makes both devices ideal for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
The earbud foam is made to be ultracompact and lightweight, with almost no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II and Technics EAH AZ60M2 have stereo speakers
ANC uses advanced kind of tech to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and then generates a mirror signal to cancel it out. Simply put, it's like taking +1 (noise) and producing -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 hence "diluting" the noise.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 have Active Noise Cancellation allowing you to listen at lower levels of volume, good for your ears as you don't need to crank up the earbuds volume to outcompete background sounds.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have ANC which makes either of the earbuds ideal for plane rides and morning commutes. Each operate with different noise cancellation types, pick the noise cancellation type that suits your travel or that enhances your relaxation time.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 sit well in place, creating a sound seal that reduces your environment noise well as preventing the earbuds voice audio from leaking out at the same.
Both Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II, and Technics EAH AZ60M2 have passive noise reduction which means that both limit ambient noise instead of actively using technology to cancel it out.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 driver unit is 8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the earbuds, its size dictates the loudness of the device.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II driver unit is 9.3mm in diameter, making them have a larger driver unit than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 by 1.3mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers can generate louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
Technics EAH AZ60M2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this means that both devices can produce equal bass
The Technics EAH AZ60M2's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well an audio device generates high audible frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that Technics EAH AZ60M2 can produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II
The Technics EAH AZ60M2's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's battery life is less than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 by 1.5 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less playing time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will have shorter listening time.
The battery life of the charging case is given by the vendor, and the Technics EAH AZ60M2's case is said to have a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before recharging the case itself.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II's charging case has a battery life of 18 hours, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 by 7 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ60M2's battery. It is recommended to charge fully the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II takes 2 hours to fully charge the battery, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60M2
Technics EAH AZ60M2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you just place down on a supported charging pad.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the device has a low battery. Its lights display the charging state of your device and case.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a battery level indicator, these enable you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or having a low battery.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II has a Bluetooth version of 5.3, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60M2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60M2
Technics EAH AZ60M2 support AAC, a codec that is 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.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Technics EAH AZ60M2 will work fine with your iPad. 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 Technics EAH AZ60M2 support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have 8 microphones.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II microphones are 8, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60M2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the earbuds to filter out background sounds.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the earbuds' sound.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too use a noise-canceling type of microphone. Especially useful in noisy areas.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
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 your surrounding, for example when you’re having a run but would still want to hear traffic.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the device can detect when removed from your ears .
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
When lost in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II have a find earbuds feature.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support fast charging. This kind is similar to regular charging, only that the battery is filling up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in just 30 minutes.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a multipoint of 3 connections, the multipoint 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 manually disconnect and reconnect.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II support multipoint count of 2, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 by 1 only . Bluetooth multipoint comes in handy when you can be on one call without missing notifications from another connected device.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II also support the mute function. It means that you are in position turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party's voice.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever features are supported on the device.
The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a control panel on them.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earbuds openly, or placing them in your bag without a casing can easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II too have a travel bag included, which is useful for safe transportation.