Apple AirPods vs Bose SoundSport Wireless

0.65 in
1.59 in
Apple AirPods Headphones
Apple AirPods
0.98 in
1.2 in
Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones
Bose SoundSport Wireless
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Editiorial reviews
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7 editorial reviews
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Full Comparison

General

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsBose SoundSport WirelessBose SoundSport Wireless
Sound OutputStereoStereo
StyleIn-EarIn-Ear
Connectivity technologyWirelessWireless
Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)yesyes

Sound

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsBose SoundSport WirelessBose SoundSport Wireless
Impedance23.0 Ω
N/A
Sensitivity109.0 dB
N/A
Frequency range5 - 21000
N/A
Driver technologyDynamicDynamic

Microphone

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsBose SoundSport WirelessBose SoundSport Wireless
Microphone typeBuilt-in microphoneIn-line microphone

Design

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsBose SoundSport WirelessBose SoundSport Wireless
Colour of productWhiteBlack, Black,Blue, Grey,White,Yellow, Yellow
Acoustic designHalf openedClosed
Attachment typeEar canalEarloop/Ear conch
CategoryTravel and CommutingSport
Foldableyes
N/A
Control type
N/A
In-line control
Body Material
N/A
Silicone
Water resistant
N/A
yes

Dimensions

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsBose SoundSport WirelessBose SoundSport Wireless
Width0.65 in0.98 in
Depth0.71 in1.2 in
Height1.59 in1.2 in
Weight0.14 oz0.81 oz

Features

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsBose SoundSport WirelessBose SoundSport Wireless
ButtonsAnswer button, Keyguard, Next song, Previous songBluetooth pairing, Next song, Play/Pause, Previous song, PTT, Volume
Noise-canceling
N/A
no
Playback controls
N/A
yes
FM radio
N/A
yes
NFC
N/A
yes
Carrying case
N/A
yes

Connectivity

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsBose SoundSport WirelessBose SoundSport Wireless
Inputs SupportedBluetoothBluetooth
Bluetooth version5.04.2
Bluetooth profileA2DPHFP, A2DP, AVRCP
Bluetooth codecAAC, SBCSBC
Wireless connectionBluetoothBluetooth
USBnoyes
Other connectorsApple Lightning
N/A
Multi Point connectionnoyes
Audio streaming via bluetooth
N/A
A2DP, AVRCP, HFP
Wireless range
N/A
10
Type of USB connector
N/A
Micro-USB

Power

Apple AirPodsApple AirPodsBose SoundSport WirelessBose SoundSport Wireless
Battery operatedyesyes
Battery Life5.0 h6.0 h
Talk time3.0 h6.0 h
Charging via USBnoyes
Battery technology
N/A
Lithium-Ion
Battery recharge time
N/A
2.0 h
Charging case
N/A
yes