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Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 vs Sennheiser IE80: 18 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
26000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
9Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

125g lighter.
130g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
5g

4. 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
Sennheiser IE80
48% have it

5. impedance

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.
34Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
16Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
103dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
125dB/mW

7. 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
Sennheiser IE80
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Sennheiser IE80
25% have it

9. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Sennheiser IE80
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Sennheiser IE80
31% have it

11. 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
Sennheiser IE80
75% have it

12. 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
Sennheiser IE80
32% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Sennheiser IE80
64% have it

14. cable length

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

16. 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
Sennheiser IE80
22% have it

17. has an in-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Sennheiser IE80
33% have it

18. 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
Sennheiser IE80
4% have it

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