Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 vs Skullcandy Navigator: 14 facts in comparison
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
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.
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
3. sound pressure level
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
4. no battery needed
This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
68% have it
5. can be folded
Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
30% have it
6. 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.
38% have it
7. 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.
46% have it
8. can be used as a headset
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.
43% have it
9. 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.
75% have it
10. 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.
39% have it
11. has a straight plug
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
49% have it
12. has a 3.5mm male connector
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
81% have it
13. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
14. 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.