35points

Audio-Technica ATH-C505i

54points

Nokia Essence

Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
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19 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-C505i vs Nokia Essence

Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence
35
points
54
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-C505i better than Nokia Essence?

  • 27g lighter
    5gvs32g
  • Has an earbud form
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms

Why is Nokia Essence better than Audio-Technica ATH-C505i?

  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

5g

32g

Best

Sony DR-EX14VP

3g

2.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

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.

4.has an earbud form
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

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.

5.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

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.

Sound quality

1.driver unit size

15mm

10.3mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Erato Verse

58mm

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-CKM500i

25000Hz

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

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.

4.impedance

16 Ohms

32 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

Beyerdynamic MMX 101 iE

12 Ohms

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

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.

Features

1.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

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

4.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-C505i
Nokia Essence

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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