54points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20

47points

HiFiMAN HE-4

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
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HiFiMAN HE-4
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16 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M20 vs HiFiMAN HE-4

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
HiFiMAN HE-4
54
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M20
47
points
HiFiMAN HE-4

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20 better than HiFiMAN HE-4?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    98dB/mWvs86dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 120g lighter
    230gvs350g
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is HiFiMAN HE-4 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20?

  • 20Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs30Hz
  • 40000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    60000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
HiFiMAN HE-4
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
HiFiMAN HE-4
3.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-M20
HiFiMAN HE-4
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

230g

350g

5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
HiFiMAN HE-4
6.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

3m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

60000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

30Hz

10Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

98dB/mW

86dB/mW

4.has 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-M20
HiFiMAN HE-4
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

40 Ohms

38 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M20
HiFiMAN HE-4

Connectivity

1.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-M20
HiFiMAN HE-4

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