82points
60points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

100points
87points

Jabra Elite 85h

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
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Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Jabra Elite 85h

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
82
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Bose QuietComfort 35 II
100
points
Jabra Elite 85h

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than Jabra Elite 85h?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 0.25h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.25hvs2.5h
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

Why is Jabra Elite 85h better than Bose QuietComfort 35 II?

  • 16h longer battery life
    ?

    36hvs20h
  • Sweat resistance
    ?
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.1
  • 13g lighter
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    296gvs309g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 6 more microphone(s)
    ?

    8vs2
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

309g

296g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.Battery life

20h

36h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

2.25h

2.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a removable battery
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.1

5

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
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.
6.supports Wi-Fi
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

2

8

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
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.
5.warranty period

1

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has voice prompts
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Jabra Elite 85h
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

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