59points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2

69points

Shure SRH840

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 vs Shure SRH840

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2 better than Shure SRH840?

  • 163g lighter
    155gvs318g
  • 17 Ohms lower impedance
    27 Ohmsvs44 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Shure SRH840 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a coiled cord

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840

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
Shure SRH840

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

155g

318g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840

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 Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840

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

6.has included ear pads
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

5Hz

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

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 sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840

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

102dB/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
Shure SRH840

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

44 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
Shure SRH840

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840

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

2.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H2
Shure SRH840

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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