Bose 700 vs SteelSeries Arctis 7

Bose 700
vs
SteelSeries Arctis 7

We compared Bose 700 to SteelSeries Arctis 7 headphones based on looks, sound, performance, and tech. 700 has a total rating of 8 out of 10 vs 7.2 out of 10 for Arctis 7.

Advantages Bose 700 over SteelSeries Arctis 7

  • Less weight: 9oz vs 12.5oz
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Allows you to move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • Touch control
  • Voice control available

Advantages SteelSeries Arctis 7 over Bose 700

  • Longer battery life: 24 hours vs 20 hours

Common strengths

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cable
  • Headphones with built-in controls
  • App control
  • Battery free listening mode
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Rating 3 3

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Bose 700
8
SteelSeries Arctis 7
7.2
10
7
10
8
6
inapplicable
9
8
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Common

Product

Bose 700
SteelSeries Arctis 7

Model

700
Arctis 7

Brand

Bose
SteelSeries

Reviews

7845
13972

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

255/9
355/12.5

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

120/3.9
120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri, Amazon Alexa

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, noise cancelling, voice assistant
volume, microphone volume, microphone on/off, ChatMix Dial

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

5.0

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

20
24

Charging time, hrs

2.5

Charging port

USB-C
micro USB

Charging cable

USB-C to USB-A
micro USB to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

DTS Headphone:X

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Bose 700
SteelSeries Arctis 7
Bose 700
SteelSeries Arctis 7

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8
  • 7.2
  • 8Bose 700
  • 7.2SteelSeries Arctis 7

The Bose 700 is better headphones in this comparison - check Bose 700 price.

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