Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Beats Solo3

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
vs
Beats Solo3

What are the main differences between the Bose SoundLink Around Ear II vs Beats Solo3 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 6.1 out of 10 for Solo3.

Advantages Bose SoundLink Around Ear II over Beats Solo3

  • Less weight: 7oz vs 7.5oz
  • App control
  • NFC support

Advantages Beats Solo3 over Bose SoundLink Around Ear II

  • Foldable design
  • Voice control
  • Longer battery life: 40 hours vs 15 hours
  • Battery charging time: 2 hours vs 3 hours

Common features

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

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
6.5
Beats Solo3
6.1
7
10
8
6
8
10
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Common

Product

Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Beats Solo3

Model

SoundLink Around Ear II
Solo3

Brand

Bose
Beats

Reviews

13722
5110

General

Wearing style

over ear
on 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

198/7
215/7.5

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

Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, voice assistant
volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

15
40

Charging time, hrs

3
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 SoundLink Around Ear II
Beats Solo3
Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
Beats Solo3

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.5
  • 6.1
  • 6.5Bose SoundLink Around Ear II
  • 6.1Beats Solo3

The Bose SoundLink Around Ear II is better headphones in this comparison. Check Bose SoundLink Around Ear II price