Grado SR80i vs Beats by Dre Heartbeats

Top Six Reasons for the

Grado SR80i

Compared to Beats by Dre Heartbeats

anonymous
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Has a neodymium magnet
Comment
Yes
vs
No
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
anonymous
33
Has a straight cord
Comment
Yes
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No
A straight cord is easier to use inside if it's long because you have more room to walk around.
anonymous
32
Has a straight plug
Comment
Yes
vs
No
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
anonymous
29
Appreciably longer cable
Comment
2 m
vs
1.2 m
0.80 m longer cable. A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
anonymous
28
Has an on-ear form
Comment
Yes
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No
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
anonymous
24
Is open backed
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device is designed to allow sound out through the back of the earcup and provides very natural and accurate sound. It's good for home listening.

Grado SR80i is better than Beats by Dre Heartbeats because...

Yes
vs
No

Top Nine Reasons for the

Beats by Dre Heartbeats

Compared to Grado SR80i

anonymous
75
Distinctly lighter
Comment
20 g
vs
130 g
110 g lighter
anonymous
61
Has sound isolation / passive noise reduction
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
anonymous
50
Has a tangle free cable
Comment
Yes
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No
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
anonymous
35
Is used as a headset
Comment
Yes
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No
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
anonymous
34
Has included ear pads
Comment
Yes
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No
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
anonymous
31
Has an L-shaped plug
Comment
Yes
vs
No
An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
anonymous
30
Has an earbud form
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
anonymous
30
Travel bag is included
Comment
Yes
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No
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
anonymous
27
Has an in-ear form
Comment
Yes
vs
No
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Beats by Dre Heartbeats is better than Grado SR80i because...

Yes
vs
No

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