Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 vs Sennheiser SPORT True Wireless - Where are the differences?

Brand
Bang & Olufsen
Sennheiser
Product name
Beoplay E8 2.0
SPORT True Wireless
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Only differences
Battery
Battery life
Battery life
4,0 hours
Battery life
9,0 hours
Battery life with case
Battery life with case
16,0 hours
Battery life with case
27,0 hours
Quick charge
Chargetime
Chargetime
30,0 minutes
Chargetime
Playtime
Playtime
1,0 hours
Playtime
Periphery
Recharge
Recharge
USB-C
Recharge
Qi Charging (Wireless)
Qi Charging (Wireless)
Yes
Qi Charging (Wireless)
Noise cancelling
Noise minimization (manufacturer-specific)
Noise minimization (manufacturer-specific)
Yes
Noise minimization (manufacturer-specific)
ANC
ANC
No
ANC
No
Microphone
Available
Available
Yes
Available
Yes
Quantity
Quantity
2
Quantity
2
Sensors
Bluetooth Version
Bluetooth Version
4.2
Bluetooth Version
5.2
Audio
Driver
Driver
5 mm
Driver
7 mm
Mono-Modus
Left
Left
No
Left
Right
Right
Yes
Right
Essays
Amount
Amount
5
Amount
7
Changeable
Changeable
Yes
Changeable
Yes
Waterproof
Certification
Certification
IP54
Certification
IP54
Special features
Antibacterial
Antibacterial
Antibacterial
No
Pulse measurement
Pulse measurement
Pulse measurement
No

Where are the differences?

There are a few differences between the two True-Wireless Headphones. Let's take a closer look at the points in comparison between the Beoplay E8 2.0 from Bang & Olufsen and the Sennheiser SPORT True Wireless.

Which headphones have the better battery life?

A crucial point for headphones without cables is always the battery life. Here many headphones differ and the capacity grows from year to year. The battery life of the Sennheiser SPORT True Wireless is longer here with 9,0 hours, which is of course better. With a lower battery life of up to 4,0 hours, the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 scores worse at this point. Depending on the settings, the battery life turns out significantly lower. The specifications always refer to the ideal case.

For true-wireless headphones, an additional battery in the case has become popular. This way the headphones gain more battery life and can be conveniently charged on the go. Here the Sennheiser SPORT True Wireless* offers more power overall. With Case, the headphones have a battery life of up to 27,0 hours. With the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0, the battery life is up to 16,0 hours.

Noise Cancelling: ANC

Practical, but not always available: Atkive Noise Cancelling. Both headphones come without Active Noise Cancelling (short: ANC). Thus, you have to do without active noise cancellation with the Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 and the Sennheiser SPORT True Wireless.

How many microphones are there?

Let's move on to the topic of microphones, which also have an impact on voice quality and noise cancellation. Most headphones no longer relied on just one microphone, but several. Here, with 2 microphones per earbud, there is no difference.

Welche Bluetooth Version ist verbaut?

Die beiden TWS-Kopfhörer aus dem Vergleich laufen über Bluetooth. Eine höhere Version ist hier immer besser und wirkt sich auf die Übertragung wie auch den Energieverbrauch aus. Vergleichn wir hier den Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0 und Sennheiser SPORT True Wireless, sehen wir Unterschiede:

  • Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0: Bluetooth 4.2
  • Sennheiser SPORT True Wireless: Bluetooth 5.2
Der Sennheiser SPORT True Wireless* bietet dir damit einen neueren und besseren Standard im Punkt Bluetooth.

Driver size of the headphones

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The larger the driver of a headphone, the better it can reproduce low tones (bass). At this point, the two headphones do not differ. Both have a driver size of 5 mm.

Are there changeable attachments?

For better carrying comfort, both wireless headphones from the comparison offer interchangeable attachments. The number of pieces is also identical with . Thus, we have no winner and no loser at this point.

Are the headphones waterproof?

Both headphones from the comparison have IP54 certification. However, an IP certification does not directly mean waterproof. Depending on the certification, the headphones are only water- or sweat-resistant. However, a higher number in the certification is generally better. With Bluetooth headphones there is also the problem that Bluetooth is disturbed by water. Thus, the use when swimming is only possible with special headphones.

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