Since Apple is the pioneer in releasing the first true wireless earbuds, it’s not surprising that the AirPods continue to dominate the wireless earbuds market years after its first generation was released in 2016. Recently, however, audiophiles were thrilled to learn that Bose will be releasing the
Bose Earbuds 500 vs AirPods Comparison Chart
|Dimensions (height x width x depth)||TBA||40.5mm x|
|Controls||Touch and Voice||Touch and Voice|
|Active Noise Cancellation||NA||NA|
|Battery Life||TBA||Up to 5 hours of listening time with a single charge|
Up to 3 hours of talk time with a single charge
|Color Choices||Black, Blue, Off White||White|
The AirPods is almost identical to the classic Apple EarPods minus the cables.
Although the AirPods are made of plastic which makes them lightweight, they are still sturdy enough that you will not worry about tossing them inside your pocket. It’s advisable though to have them in their charging case when not in use. The AirPods come in one size and a lot of users are not too happy with the fit of the AirPods in their ears. Although it can fit most ear sizes and does not necessarily fall off all the time, the lack of silicone ear tips makes it less comfortable to wear especially if you are running while using them.
The fit of the AirPods in someone’s ear can significantly affect its sound performance. On the other hand, the
Since the AirPods can’t provide a snug fit when worn, background noise can interfere with your listening experience.
The AirPods has pretty good sound quality, although depending on its fit to someone’s ear, the noise from your environment may affect your listening experience. Also, note that it doesn’t have an active noise cancellation feature so it may not be ideal to use it for calls in noisy environments. It gives good bass without overwhelming mid and treble notes. Overall, it provides a more natural audio quality without all the artificial bass boosting or treble enhancement. It gives you the impression of listening to music with little to no manipulations.
Bose is well-known among audiophiles when it comes to delivering superior sound quality. Although there are no official specs yet, the
Controls and Sensors
Both the AirPods and the upcoming
The AirPods are equipped with optical and motion sensors that work seamlessly together to give you an impressive smart audio experience. They turn on your microphone during phone calls, automatically play the sound when you wear them, and pause your music when you take them off. They also allow you to play and skip music tracks in your playlist with a double-tap. If you are fond of using voice control, you easily set up the AirPods so you can give voice commands to Siri.
If you are a SoundSport Free user who’s considering to upgrade to the newest earbuds from Bose once they’re released, then you’re in for a treat. Unlike its predecessor, the
The AirPods provide up to 5 hours of listening time. Since the SoundSport Free can provide up to 5 hours of listening time, the
Fully-charged AirPods can give you up to 5 hours of listening time and 3 hours of talk time. Bringing the charging case when using the AirPods is always a good idea. Aside from keeping your wireless earbuds safe in one place, it charges them quickly and can give you up to 3 hours of listening time after just 15 minutes of charging. The charging case can give you multiple charges and provides up to 24 hours of extra listening time. If you want to check the battery level of your AirPods, simply hold them next to your iPhone.
On the other hand, the
You can expect the
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