62points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

53points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
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53
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has stereo speakers
  • 80g lighter
    155gvs235g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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 Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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

4.weight

155g

235g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an on-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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.

6.cable length

1.2m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

22000Hz

20000Hz

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 sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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

5.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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.

2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

3.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

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

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