13 facts in comparison
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
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.
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.