Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
vs
Sennheiser PXC 550

We've put together a comparison of these two impressive headphones Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Sennheiser PXC 550. Based on our rating, SoundLink Around Ear II has a total rating of 6.5 out of 10 vs 8.3 out of 10 for PXC 550.

Advantages Bose SoundLink Around Ear II over Sennheiser PXC 550

  • Less weight: 7oz vs 8oz

Advantages Sennheiser PXC 550 over Bose SoundLink Around Ear II

  • Foldable design
  • Noise cancellation
  • You can move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • Voice control
  • Longer battery life: 20 hours vs 15 hours

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • App control
  • NFC support
  • Equal battery charging time 3 hours
  • Battery free listening mode
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Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
6.5
Sennheiser PXC 550
8.3
7
10
8
10
8
8
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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Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser PXC 550 review

May 18, 2020

Let me represent the Sennheiser PXC 550 review having had a chance to test it on my own. These are d...

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Common

Product

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

Model

SoundLink Around Ear II
PXC 550

Brand

Bose
Sennheiser

Reviews

13722
4568

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

490

Frequency response, Hz

17Hz-23KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.05

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

110

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

198/7
227/8

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

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
4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, DIP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

15
20 (30 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

3
3

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 PXC 550
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Sennheiser PXC 550

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 8.3
  • 6.5Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
  • 8.3Sennheiser PXC 550

The Sennheiser PXC 550 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sennheiser PXC 550 price