The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
52% have it
2. 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.
48% have it
3. highest frequency
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Khan Pro: 40000Hz
4. has a noise canceling microphone
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
59% have it
5. lowest frequency
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Audio Technica ATH-AG1X: 5Hz
6. has a mute function
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
79% have it
7. driver unit size
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Asus ROG Strix Wireless: 60mm
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.
Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro: 16 Ohms
9. cable length
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee: 12.13m
10. 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.
87% have it
11. mic sensitivity
It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
Creative Sound BlasterX H7: 94dBV/Pa
12. sound pressure level
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Razer Kraken 7.1 V2: 123dB/mW
13. has an over-the-ear form
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.
88% have it
14. can be used as a headset
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.