55points

Aedle VK-1

53points

Westone ES5

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Westone ES5
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15 facts in comparison

Aedle VK-1 vs Westone ES5

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5
55
points
Aedle VK-1
53
points
Westone ES5

Why is Aedle VK-1 better than Westone ES5?

  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    129dB/mWvs120dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Westone ES5 better than Aedle VK-1?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    20 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5
2.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5
3.travel bag is included
?

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5
4.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5
5.has an in-ear form
?

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.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5
6.has an L-shaped plug
?

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.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

20Hz

8Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

129dB/mW

120dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5
5.impedance
?

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

20 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Aedle VK-1
Westone ES5

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