59points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

71points

Beats by Dre Solo HD

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Beats by Dre Solo HD

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than Beats by Dre Solo HD?

  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    27 Ohmsvs45 Ohms
  • 5g lighter
    155gvs160g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Beats by Dre Solo HD better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2?

  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    104dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 0.16m longer cable
    1.36mvs1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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

160g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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

6.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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

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Sound quality

1.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

2.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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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

4.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

104dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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

6.impedance

27 Ohms

45 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Beats by Dre Solo HD

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

4.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

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