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Updated January 10, 2024·

The 7hz Timeless earbuds are praised for their overall sound quality, especially for music, due to their planar driver design, but lack wireless capability and have no microphone, making them less versatile for calls or gaming. However, their build quality is robust, and they come with a detachable cable for durability. On the other hand, the Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ offers a more balanced package with active noise cancelling, wireless connectivity with support for high-quality codecs like AptX Adaptive, and decent battery life. They also have a built-in microphone and are sweat, dustproof, and optimized for both Android and Apple devices, enhancing their usability for exercise, travel, and various multimedia activities. Choose the 7hz Timeless for the best music experience and the Beoplay EQ for a versatile, portable, and feature-rich option. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 7hz Timeless
  • Very good for music
Advantages of the Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ
  • Good for phone calls
  • Very good for gaming
  • Very good for air travel
  • Very good for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Music

8.6
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
6.8
The 7hz Timeless is very good for music, while the Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ is only fair.

Gaming

6.6
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
8.4
The Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ is very good for gaming, while the 7hz Timeless is only fair.

Phone Calls

4.3
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
7.2
The Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ is good for phone calls, while the 7hz Timeless is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

6.8
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
8.8
The Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ is very good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the 7hz Timeless is only fair.

Noise Reduction

5.3
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
7.0
The Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ is good for noise reduction, while the 7hz Timeless is poor.

Battery

N/A
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
6.5 Hours
The 7hz Timeless does not have a battery. The Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ has 6.5 hours of battery life.

Cost

$170
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
$399
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The 7hz Timeless has a price of $170 and the Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ costs $399.
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Key similarities

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TV and Video

7.8
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
7.8
The 7hz Timeless and Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ are both good for TV and video.

Build Quality

8.5
Timeless
Beoplay EQ
8.9
The Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ and 7hz Timeless both have very good build quality.

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How the 7hz Timeless and the Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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7hz TimelessBang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ
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GENERAL

Price
$170
$399
Brand
7hzBang and Olufsen
Release Date
August 1, 2021August 1, 2021
Form Factor
EarbudsEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
8.6/106.9/10
Phone Calls Score
4.3/107.2/10
Gaming Score
6.7/108.4/10
TV and Video Score
7.8/107.8/10
Exercise Score
4.3/106.4/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A6.5 Hours
Wireless charging
N/AYes
Charging time
N/A1.5 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5.2
Case Battery Life
N/A20

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
5.3/107/10
Virtual Surround
N/ANo
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
N/A6.5/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.9/10
Comfort score
7/107.6/10
Size
LargeLarge
Weight (headset or single earbud)
5.5 Grams8 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated

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Headphonesty

Kazi Mahbub Mutakabbir | May 2023
"7Hz picked a bold name for the Timeless and frankly, got very close to justifying their word choice. Most importantly, the Timeless are good to go in stock form, so you don’t have to worry about source-matching and such. I can recommend the 7Hz Timeless to those who do not mind a dash of brightness up top, want a taste of planar in IEM form, and want one of the most resolving pair of earphones in the $150 - $300 price range."

Bang and Olufsen Beoplay EQ

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Tim Gideon | March 2022
"Bang & Olufsen’s audio products prioritize style and function just as much as sound quality. The company’s latest Beoplay EQ noise-cancelling true wireless earphones combine strong, accurate-leaning audio with solid noise cancellation in an exceedingly classy design."

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About Bang and Olufsen

Bang and Olufsen is an almost century-old electronic goods manufacturer based in Denmark with a very special focus on design. Peter Bang and Svend Olufsen created the first AC radio in 1925 and went on to develop televisions, telephones and, of course, headphones and loudspeakers. Today, they are partnered with several companies, like Audi, BMW and Aston Martin, to provide very high-quality audio solutions.

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