Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Beats Studio3 Wireless

Bose QuietComfort 35 II review
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Beats Studio3 Wireless review

Time to compare two wireless devices Bose QuietComfort 35 II vs Beats Studio 3. They are closed back and have an over-ear design.

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Features

Let's take a closer look at their functionality. With these headphones, you can use Siri and Google Assistant. But if you prefer Amazon Alexa, then Bose QuietComfort 35 II is a better choice. Also, this appliance has NFC support. With respect to aptX, the mentioned headphones do not have it.

Choosing a wireless device, you probably pay a lot of attention to battery life. In the case with Bose QuietComfort 35 II it is 20 hours, while Beats Studio 3 works up to 22 hours. You have to spend 2 hours charging the first one. When the battery is low, the battery level light indicator starts blinking. The considered headphones are great for those who forget to charge them, as they have a speed charge option.

Sound

Bose QuietComfort 35 II has a deep bass response. Non-audiophiles will be pleased with punchy bass, adequate midrange presence, and zesty treble.

The lower frequencies of Beats Studio 3 are heavily emphasized. The sub-bass can produce good amounts of thump while the mid-bass adds excess punch to bass and kicks.

Comfort and design

Beats Studio 3 vs Bose QuietComfort 35 II comes with a 130 cm long audio cable, while the other device has a 120 cm long wire. In both cases the cable is detachable. Thanks to the built-in microphone, using the headphones with a phone is really convenient. There is only a slight difference between the weight of the devices. The one made by Bose weighs 240 g, while the other one has 257 g.

Bose QuietComfort 35 II pros and cons

Bose QuietComfort 35 II  pros and cons

Pros

  • Pretty solid clarity for phone calls
  • Superb noise cancellation
  • Pairs with multiple devices at once
  • You will have on-ear access to Google Assistant

Cons

  • No instant mute
  • No USB-C

Beats Studio3 Wireless pros and cons

Beats Studio3 Wireless pros and cons

Pros

  • Plenty of color options
  • Made of a soft, matte plastic, which is really smooth to the touch
  • You can easily wear these headphones for hours at a time and not feel any fatigue
  • The range is impressive since you can walk about 100 feet from your phone before the signal starts to break up

Cons

  • Bass delivery varies significantly across users
  • Poor latency for watching videos

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
8.5
Beats Studio3 Wireless
6.8
10
10
10
6
9
8
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Common

Product

Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Beats Studio3 Wireless

Model

QuietComfort 35 II
Studio3 Wireless

Brand

Bose
Beats

Reviews

17751
3213

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

Frequency response, Hz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

240/8.3
257/9.1

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
130/4.2

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
Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

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

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.1

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

20
22

Charging time, hrs

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 QuietComfort 35 II
Beats Studio3 Wireless
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Beats Studio3 Wireless

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.5
  • 6.8
  • 8.5Bose QuietComfort 35 II
  • 6.8Beats Studio3 Wireless

The Bose QuietComfort 35 II is better headphones in this comparison. Check Bose QuietComfort 35 II price