78points

Audeze EL-8 Titanium

76points

Philips Fidelio M1BT

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Audeze EL-8 Titanium vs Philips Fidelio M1BT

Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

Why is Audeze EL-8 Titanium better than Philips Fidelio M1BT?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 110g lighter
    460gvs570g
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Philips Fidelio M1BT better than Audeze EL-8 Titanium?

  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

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
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

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.weight

460g

570g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

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

5.can be folded
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

15Hz

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

2.highest frequency

50000Hz

24000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

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

4.sound pressure level

130dB/mW

107dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

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.impedance

30 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

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.

4.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Audeze EL-8 Titanium
Philips Fidelio M1BT

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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