52points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

67points

Philips Fidelio F1

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

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Philips Fidelio F1
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs Philips Fidelio F1 vs Philips SHB8750NC

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Philips Fidelio F1
Philips SHB8750NC
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Philips Fidelio F1
Philips SHB8750NC

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 better than Philips Fidelio F1 & Philips SHB8750NC?

    Why is Philips Fidelio F1 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 & Philips SHB8750NC?

    • Lowest frequency
      7Hzvs20,10Hz
    • Weight
      155gvs235,226g
    • Travel bag is included
    • Has an L-shaped plug
    • Has an on-ear form

    Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 & Philips Fidelio F1?

    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Control panel placed on a device
    • Has a battery level indicator
    • Has included ear pads
    • Has a straight plug
    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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 H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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 H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

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

    4.weight

    235g

    155g

    226g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    5.can be folded
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

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

    6.has included ear pads
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    20000Hz

    40000Hz

    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

    2.lowest frequency

    20Hz

    7Hz

    10Hz

    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 H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

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

    4.driver unit size

    40mm

    40mm

    32mm

    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

    5.has a neodymium magnet
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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 H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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 H4
    Philips Fidelio F1
    Philips SHB8750NC

    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

    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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