54points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES88

51points

JVC HA-FX3X

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Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 vs JVC HA-FX3X

Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 better than JVC HA-FX3X?

  • Can be folded
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is JVC HA-FX3X better than Audio-Technica ATH-ES88?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs9Hz
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs34 Ohms
  • 123.8g lighter
    6.2gvs130g
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    104dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X

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

2.weight

130g

6.2g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X

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.

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

26000Hz

23000Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

9Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

104dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

34 Ohms

16 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

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.driver unit size

40mm

10mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-FX3X

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

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