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Beats by Dre urBeats SE
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Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 vs Beats by Dre urBeats SE: 16 facts in comparison

1. weight

112g lighter.
130g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
18g

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
45% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
69% have it

4. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
31% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
24% have it

6. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
47% have it

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
76% have it

8. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
9mm

9. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
64% have it

10. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
31% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
43% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
50% have it

13. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
82% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

15. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
23% have it

16. has an earbud form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
5% have it

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