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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
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
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7 editorial reviews
Sporty fans of Bose's audio wear finally have a wireless in-ear option for their music needs while working out.. Read more at straitstimes.com.Read more
“Fitness abhors a wire” is a quote I just made up, but it makes a lot of sense. The last thing you want to deal with is wire snaking from your head and getting tangled up in the intricate movements a quick run, a downward dog, or some dumbbell curls....Read more
The sweat-resistant version of Bose's popular in-ear headphone has come in a few different variations over the years. Here's our full review of the current model.Read more
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User rating
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4.5 out of 5
11 user ratings
5 stars
63 %
4 stars
18 %
3 stars
18 %
2 stars
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4.0 out of 5
3 user ratings
5 stars
66 %
4 stars
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3 stars
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2 stars
33 %
1 stars
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Full Comparison

General

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Sound Output
Stereo
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Stereo
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Style
In-Ear
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In-Ear
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Connectivity technology
Wireless
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Wireless
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Headset (integrated/enclosed microphone)
yes
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yes
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Sound

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Impedance
23.0 Ω
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N/A
Sensitivity
109.0 dB
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N/A
Frequency range
5 - 21000
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N/A
Driver technology
Dynamic
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Dynamic
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Microphone

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Microphone type
Built-in microphone
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In-line microphone
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Design

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Colour of product
White
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  • Black
  • Black,Blue
  • Grey,White,Yellow
  • Yellow
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Acoustic design
Half opened
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Closed
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Control type
Touch
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In-line control
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Attachment type
Ear canal
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Earloop/Ear conch
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Category
Travel and Commuting
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Sport
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Foldable
yes
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N/A
Body Material
N/A
Silicone
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Water resistant
N/A
yes
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Dimensions

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Width
0.65 in
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0.98 in
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Depth
0.71 in
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1.2 in
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Height
1.59 in
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1.2 in
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Weight
0.14 oz
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0.81 oz
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Features

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Buttons
  • Answer button
  • Keyguard
  • Next song
  • Previous song
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  • Bluetooth pairing
  • Next song
  • Play/Pause
  • Previous song
  • PTT
  • Volume
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Carrying case
yes
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yes
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Noise-canceling
N/A
no
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Playback controls
N/A
yes
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FM radio
N/A
yes
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NFC
N/A
yes
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Connectivity

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Inputs Supported
Bluetooth
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Bluetooth
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Bluetooth version
5.0
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4.2
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Bluetooth profile
A2DP
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  • HFP
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
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Bluetooth codec
  • AAC
  • SBC
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SBC
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Wireless connection
Bluetooth
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Bluetooth
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USB
no
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yes
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Other connectors
Apple Lightning
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N/A
Multi Point connection
no
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yes
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Audio streaming via bluetooth
N/A
  • A2DP
  • AVRCP
  • HFP
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Wireless range
N/A
10
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Type of USB connector
N/A
Micro-USB
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Power

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Battery operated
yes
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yes
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Battery technology
Lithium-Ion
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Lithium-Ion
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Battery Life
5.0 h
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6.0 h
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Talk time
3.0 h
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6.0 h
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Charging via USB
no
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yes
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Charging case
yes
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yes
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Battery recharge time
N/A
2.0 h
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