Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4Sony MDR-ZX300iP
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs Sony MDR-ZX300iP: 19 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
24000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

115g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
120g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
48% have it

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
33% have it

6. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
25% have it

7. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
31% have it

9. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
44% have it

10. can be used as a headset

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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
36% have it

11. 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.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
30mm

12. 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
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
75% have it

13. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
32% have it

14. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
42% have it

15. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
16% have it

16. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
87% have it

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-ZX300iP
8% have it

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