19 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.
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
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 driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
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.
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
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.
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.
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
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.
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.