Bose OE2i Audio Headphones (White) comparison

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Bose OE2i Audio Headphones (White)

Bose OE2i Audio Headphones (White)
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
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Bose AE2

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Bose Quiet Comfort 15 (Silver)

Bose Quiet Comfort 15 (Silver)
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Price $119 to $179 at 3 stores $249 at 1 store $141 at 1 store $269 to $299 at 4 stores $39 to $48 at 2 stores
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    Overall score: 8.6 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.1 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 1.5 stars out of 4 reviews 4.5 stars out of 28 reviews 3.5 stars out of 31 reviews 4.0 stars out of 77 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date October 13, 2011 December 05, 2009 November 05, 2010 August 21, 2009 August 23, 2012
The Bottom Line You can debate the price, but the iPhone-friendly Bose OE2is are very comfortable everyday-use headphones with a compact frame and balanced, detailed sound. The Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Professional Studio Monitor Headphones are among the best available for less than $200, offering excellent sound and build quality. If you can't afford Bose's noise-canceling models, the Bose AE2s--and their improved design and sound quality--make for a good alternative at half the price. While they're no bargain, the Bose QuietComfort 15s currently offer the best sound and silencing capabilities in a pair of noise-canceling headphones. Bona fide $100 audiophile headphones are rare, but the Noontec Zoros' remarkably clear and balanced sound will wow the cognoscenti.

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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
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Sound Output Mode Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
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Color White
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Silver
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Connectivity Technology Wired
Wired
Wired
Wired
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Active Noise Canceling Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Yes
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Microphone On-cable
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Headphones Type Headset - Stereo
Headphones - Stereo
Headphones - Stereo
Headphones - Stereo
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Recommended Use Tablet
PC multimedia
Digital player
Cellular phone
Portable audio system
Home audio system
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Home audio system
Notebook
Digital player
Cellular phone
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Headphones Form Factor Full size
Full size
Full size
Full size
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Manufacturer Warranty Limited warranty
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Product Type Headset - Wired
Headphones - Wired
Headphones - Wired
Headphones - Wired
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Remote Control Info unavailable None
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Audio Specifications Info unavailable Frequency Response 15 - 28000 Hz - Sensitivity 99 dB - Impedance 38 Ohm
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Product Description Bose OE2i - Headset
Audio-Technica ATH M50 - Headphones
Bose AE2 audio headphones - Headphones
Bose QuietComfort 15 Acoustic Noise Cancelling - Headphones
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