51points
27points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

74points
40points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
51
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
74
points
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • 1h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.5hvs3.5h

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 10g lighter
    225gvs235g
  • 26h longer battery life
    ?

    45hvs19h
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 5 more microphone(s)
    ?

    6vs1

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
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2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

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3.has a detachable cable
?

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

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

235g

225g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

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6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

20Hz

20Hz

3.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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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4.driver unit size
?

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

40mm

40mm

Power

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

19h

45h

2.charge time
?

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

2.5h

3.5h

3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
4.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
5.battery power
?

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

600mAh

1110mAh

6.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

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Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.2

4.2

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8i
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

6

4.has an in-line control panel
?

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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