15 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.
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.
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
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.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
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.