53points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4

48points

Sony MDR-IF245RK

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs Sony MDR-IF245RK

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK
53
points
48
points

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 better than Sony MDR-IF245RK?

  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is Sony MDR-IF245RK better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 35g lighter
    200gvs235g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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 H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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.

4.weight

235g

200g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

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6.has an on-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

24000Hz

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

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 a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

4.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Creative SXFI Air

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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
Sony MDR-IF245RK

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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