Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
vs
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

What are the main differences between the Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT and which headphones is better for you considering specs and features? Based on our rating, SoundLink Around Ear II has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 vs 7.5 out of 10 for ATH-M50xBT.

Advantages Bose SoundLink Around Ear II over Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

  • Less weight: 7oz vs 10.9oz
  • NFC support
  • Battery charging time: 3 hours vs 7 hours

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT over Bose SoundLink Around Ear II

  • Foldable design
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • Voice control
  • Longer battery life: 40 hours vs 15 hours

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • App control
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
6.5
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
7.5
7
10
8
10
8
9
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II review

May 25, 2020

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II headphones are the product of American company. It supports wired and w...

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT review

Jun 09, 2020

Audio-Technica is a true legend among headphone brands. Therefore, I want to introduce you to the Au...

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Common

Product

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

Model

SoundLink Around Ear II
ATH-M50xBT

Brand

Bose
Audio-Technica

Reviews

16440
2977

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

45/1.7

Impedance, Ohm

38

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-28KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

99

Magnet type

rare earth

Weight (headphones), g/oz

198/7
310/10.9

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

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, microphone on/off

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2
5.0

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

15
40

Charging time, hrs

3
7

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
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 7.5
  • 6.5Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
  • 7.5Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

The Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT price