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Author: Paul Brown

Publication Date: Aug 29 2015

Pages: 50

Report Type: Report, Word

 User Experience Strategies

Stereo Headsets: Bose QC25 Offers High Usability & Comfort, While Beats Solo 2 Provides Visual Appeal

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Report Summary:

This report presents the findings of Strategy Analytics’ Mobile Device UX hands-on user benchmarking of 9 different stereo headsets. 31 headset owners evaluated stereo headsets from Beats, Bose, Jabra, Parrot, Plantronics and Samsung. After evaluating all headsets for usability, comfort and fit and visual appeal, participants in this study ranked the Beats Solo 2 and the Bose QC25 as their most preferred. 

Table of Contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
    • Methodology
  • Headphone Feature Priorities
  • Overall Preference and Purchase Intention
    • Price Expectancy
    • Headset Style Ratings
  • Packaging
  • Headset Evaluation: Beats Solo 2 Wireless
  • Headset Evaluation: Bose QC25
  • Headset Evaluation: Bose SoundLink
  • Headset Evaluation: Jabra Sport Pulse
  • Headset Evaluation: Parrot Zik 2.0
  • Headset Evaluation: Plantronics BackBeat Pro
  • Headset Evaluation: Power Beats 2 Wireless
  • Headset Evaluation: Samsung Gear Circle
  • Conclusion
  • Contacts
  • Participant Profiles

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