24points

Apple Earpods

27points

Sennheiser IE 4

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Apple Earpods vs Sennheiser IE 4

Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4

Why is Apple Earpods better than Sennheiser IE 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 35Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs40Hz
  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    21000Hzvs15000Hz
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser IE 4 better than Apple Earpods?

  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • 0.2m longer cable
    ?

    1.4mvs1.2m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Apple Earpods

ProductStorePrice
Apple Earpods AmazonApple EarPods with Lightning Connector -...Apple EarPods with Lightning Connector - White
Amazon logo
$19
Apple Earpods banggood_wwApple Airpods 1 / Apple AirPods 2用のBakee...Apple Airpods 1 / Apple AirPods 2用のBakeey透明Soft TPU耐衝撃性滑り止めイヤホン収納ケース
banggood_ww logo
¥926
Apple Earpods banggood_wwApple AirPods用フック付きBakeeyショックプルーフイヤホン保護ケ...Apple AirPods用フック付きBakeeyショックプルーフイヤホン保護ケース
banggood_ww logo
¥1,080
Apple Earpods banggood_wwApple AirPods 1 2用フック付きBakeeyポータブルPUレザーイ...Apple AirPods 1 2用フック付きBakeeyポータブルPUレザーイヤホン保護ケース
banggood_ww logo
¥1,158
Apple Earpods dealextremeW01 Smart Watch Bluetooth Headset Combo ...W01 Smart Watch Bluetooth Headset Combo For Apple Android Smart Bracelet Headset
dealextreme logo
$47
Apple Earpods aliexpressIn-Ear Earphone for IPhone 6s 6 5 Xiaomi...In-Ear Earphone for IPhone 6s 6 5 Xiaomi Hands Free Headset Bass Earbuds Stereo Headphone for Apple Earpod Samsung Earpiece
aliexpress logo
$7.26
Apple Earpods aliexpressWired Headphones Noise Cancelling Stereo...Wired Headphones Noise Cancelling Stereo In-Ear Earphone bass Sport Music Headset With Mic 3.5mm Jack Universal earpods
aliexpress logo
$2.80
Apple Earpods aliexpressIn-ear Earphone For iPhone 5 5S 6S Xiaom...In-ear Earphone For iPhone 5 5S 6S Xiaomi Samsung Stereo earbud Headphone Bass Headset For Apple Earpod Sony Earpiece
aliexpress logo
$3.99
Apple Earpods aliexpressPro 6 Wireless headphone TWS Bluetooth E...Pro 6 Wireless headphone TWS Bluetooth Earphone Touch Control Sport Headset Stereo Earbuds for Android iPhone 13 Pro mini earpod
aliexpress logo
$5.74
Apple Earpods aliexpressTrue Wireless Binaural Bluetooth Earphon...True Wireless Binaural Bluetooth Earphone in-Ear for Vivo Huawei Oppo Android xiaomi Apple Universal Ultra-Long Life Battery
aliexpress logo
$15

User reviews

Overall Rating

Apple Earpods
10.0
1 User reviews
Apple Earpods
10.0/10
1 User reviews
Sennheiser IE 4
0.0
0 User reviews
Sennheiser IE 4
0.0/10
0 User reviews

Features

Build quality

10.0/10
1 votes
No reviews yet
 

Sound quality

10.0/10
1 votes
No reviews yet
 

Value for money

10.0/10
1 votes
No reviews yet
 

Comfort

7.0/10
1 votes
No reviews yet
 

Noise isolation

5.0/10
1 votes
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Comments

Owen

Owen

2 months ago

10 / 10

it is the bare minimum for good headphones

Owen

Owen

2 months ago

10 / 10

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

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We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
7.can be folded
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.travel bag is included
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
9.has a tangle free cable
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.has passive noise reduction
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.highest frequency

21000Hz

15000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.sound pressure level

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106dB/mW

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

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16 Ohms

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.
8.driver unit size

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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9.diaphragm size

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

1.Battery life

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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
7.Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
8.has a removable battery
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

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Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
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.
5.warranty period

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24

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has an in-line control panel
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
7.has a mute function
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
8.Has voice prompts
Apple Earpods
Sennheiser IE 4
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
9.multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Miscellaneous

1.Price (global median value)

16.99 €

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Updated on Sun Jan 23 2022
The global median price is determined by calculating the median value of all the prices available for a product, taking into account all markets.

Price comparison

Apple Earpods

ProductStorePrice
Apple Earpods AmazonApple EarPods with Lightning Connector -...Apple EarPods with Lightning Connector - White
Amazon logo
$19
Apple Earpods banggood_wwApple Airpods 1 / Apple AirPods 2用のBakee...Apple Airpods 1 / Apple AirPods 2用のBakeey透明Soft TPU耐衝撃性滑り止めイヤホン収納ケース
banggood_ww logo
¥926
Apple Earpods banggood_wwApple AirPods用フック付きBakeeyショックプルーフイヤホン保護ケ...Apple AirPods用フック付きBakeeyショックプルーフイヤホン保護ケース
banggood_ww logo
¥1,080
Apple Earpods banggood_wwApple AirPods 1 2用フック付きBakeeyポータブルPUレザーイ...Apple AirPods 1 2用フック付きBakeeyポータブルPUレザーイヤホン保護ケース
banggood_ww logo
¥1,158
Apple Earpods dealextremeW01 Smart Watch Bluetooth Headset Combo ...W01 Smart Watch Bluetooth Headset Combo For Apple Android Smart Bracelet Headset
dealextreme logo
$47
Apple Earpods aliexpressIn-Ear Earphone for IPhone 6s 6 5 Xiaomi...In-Ear Earphone for IPhone 6s 6 5 Xiaomi Hands Free Headset Bass Earbuds Stereo Headphone for Apple Earpod Samsung Earpiece
aliexpress logo
$7.26
Apple Earpods aliexpressWired Headphones Noise Cancelling Stereo...Wired Headphones Noise Cancelling Stereo In-Ear Earphone bass Sport Music Headset With Mic 3.5mm Jack Universal earpods
aliexpress logo
$2.80
Apple Earpods aliexpressIn-ear Earphone For iPhone 5 5S 6S Xiaom...In-ear Earphone For iPhone 5 5S 6S Xiaomi Samsung Stereo earbud Headphone Bass Headset For Apple Earpod Sony Earpiece
aliexpress logo
$3.99
Apple Earpods aliexpressPro 6 Wireless headphone TWS Bluetooth E...Pro 6 Wireless headphone TWS Bluetooth Earphone Touch Control Sport Headset Stereo Earbuds for Android iPhone 13 Pro mini earpod
aliexpress logo
$5.74
Apple Earpods aliexpressTrue Wireless Binaural Bluetooth Earphon...True Wireless Binaural Bluetooth Earphone in-Ear for Vivo Huawei Oppo Android xiaomi Apple Universal Ultra-Long Life Battery
aliexpress logo
$15

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