Sennheiser PXC 550 vs. Bose QuietComfort 35 - Headphone Comparison

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Sennheiser PXC 550 vs. Bose QuietComfort 35 - Headphone Comparison

There are more and more choices in wireless noise-canceling headphones these days and 2 of the top brands are Sennheiser and Bose. The Sennheiser PXC 550 and the Bose QuietComfort 35 are both comparable models geared toward the executive traveler. But how do these two headphones compare in features in sound? Let’s take a look.

Sennheiser PXC 550

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The PXC 550 wireless noise-cancelling headphone is the latest headphone of it’s kind from Sennheiser. It’s packed with features and designed with total comfort in mind. Lets take a look at some of the features and specifications.

FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

  • Portable folding design and carrying case
  • Comfortable headband and earpad cushioning
  • Battery life up to 30hrs
  • Bluetooth 4.2 & NFC Wireless Pairing
  • Works with most Apple iPhones and Android devices
  • On-board smartphone microphone + controls using touch-sensitive trackpad earpiece
  • Built-in sound limiter to prevent sudden sound peaks
  • 2 Adaptive Noise-Canceling Modes: Full Ambient Attenuation / Adaptive Ambient Attenuation
  • CapTune app for additional customization (for Apple iPhone & Android)
  • Optional 3.5mm audio cable & charging cable
  • Impedance: Active 490 Ohms / Passive 46 Ohms
  • Frequency response: 17 – 23,000 Hz
  • Supported Profiles: Headset Profile (HSP) v.1.2 / Handsfree Profile (HFP) v.1.6 / Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP) v.1.3 / Device ID Profile (DIP) v.1.3
  • Pick-up pattern: 3-Mic Beamforming Array
  • Weight: 227g

 

BOSE QuietComfort 35

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The QuietComfort 35 is the top of the line wireless noise-cancelling over-ear headphone by BOSE and has become a favorite among travelers in need of a comfortable, high-fidelity headphone. Here’s a list of the main features of the QuietComfort 35.

FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS

  • Portable folding design and carrying case
  • Comfortable earpad (synthetic protein leather) and  headband cushioning (Alcantara)
  • Battery life up to 20hrs
  • Bluetooth 4.1 & NFC Wireless Pairing
  • Works with most Apple iPhone and Android devices
  • On-board smartphone microphone + controls via buttons on earpiece
  • Multi-point technology allows connection to two devices at once
  • Bose Connect app for additional customization (for Apple iPhone & Android)
  • Optional 3.5mm audio cable & charging cable
  • Weight: 236g

SIDE BY SIDE COMPARISON

As you can see based on the specifications and features the Sennheiser PXC 550 and Bose QuietComfort 35 have some very similar features. Both headphones are top of the line wireless noise-canceling headphones designed to stand up to daily use with the active traveler. Comfort, sound quality, portability and the ability to interface with any smartphone make both these headphones exceptional options. Both have long battery life, optional cables, Bluetooth & NFC Pairing and travel case.

The Sennheiser PXC 550 is a bit newer and has a few extra features not available in the QuietComfort 35 like several listening modes, 2-types of noise-canceling and the touch-sensitive trackpad controls built into the earpiece. Overall the big decision comes down to comfort, sound, and personal preference. Come on by Audio46 and see them both in person and decide for yourself.

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  • Very useful article, is the discount code still valid and am I right in saying you no longer stock the Bose QuietComfort 35?

    Do you ship to the UK?

    thanks

    Adam J
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