Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

SoundLink Around Ear II vs HD 4.50 BTNC comparison chart

Overall
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
6.5
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
8.1
7
10
8
8
8
7

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC review

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
vs
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

We compared Bose SoundLink Around Ear II to Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC headphones based on looks, sound, performance, and tech. SoundLink Around Ear II has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 vs 8.1 out of 10 for HD 4.50 BTNC.

Advantages Bose SoundLink Around Ear II over Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

  • Less weight: 7oz vs 8.4oz
  • App control

Advantages Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC over Bose SoundLink Around Ear II

  • Foldable design
  • Active noise cancellation
  • Allows you to move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • Voice control available
  • Longer battery life: 19 hours vs 15 hours
  • Battery charging time: 2 hours vs 3 hours

Common strengths

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cable
  • Headphones with built-in controls
  • NFC support
  • Battery free listening mode
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Common

Product

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Model

SoundLink Around Ear II
HD 4.50 BTNC

Brand

Bose
Sennheiser

Reviews

14474
6935

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

32/1.2

Impedance, Ohm

18

Frequency response, Hz

18Hz-22KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.5

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

113

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

198/7
238/8.4

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
140/4.6

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, voice assistant
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, noise cancelling

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

15
19 (25 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

3
2

Charging port

micro USB
micro USB

Charging cable

micro USB 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

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 8.1
  • 6.5Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
  • 8.1Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC is better headphones in this comparison - check Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC price.

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