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Bang & Olufsen A8

87points

JVC HA-S90BN

Bang & Olufsen A8
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Bang & Olufsen A8 vs JVC HA-S90BN

Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

Why is Bang & Olufsen A8 better than JVC HA-S90BN?

  • 173g lighter
    22gvs195g
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is JVC HA-S90BN better than Bang & Olufsen A8?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 42Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs50Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

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.

3.weight

22g

195g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

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

6.has an in-ear form
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

50Hz

8Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

25000Hz

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

3.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

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.

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Miscellaneous

1.can be controlled remotely
Bang & Olufsen A8
JVC HA-S90BN

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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