Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
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.
Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
AKG K553 Pro
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.
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.
Flips Solo 2 Social
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Audeze LCD2 Classic
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
JBL Live 650BTNC
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
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.
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.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Parrot Zik Sport
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.