62points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

72points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Comparison winner
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
62
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72
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 3 Ohms lower impedance
    27 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • 100g lighter
    155gvs255g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a removable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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 a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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

3.weight

155g

255g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

5.has an on-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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.has a straight plug
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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

22000Hz

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 H8

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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.

5.impedance

27 Ohms

30 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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 H8

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.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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.

3.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

4.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

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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