Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8Sennheiser HD 218i
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs Sennheiser HD 218i: 21 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.
22000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
21000Hz

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
19Hz

3. weight

163g lighter.
255g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
92g

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 H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
46% have it

5. impedance

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.
30Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

6. 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 H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
34% 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 H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
39% have it

8. 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 H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
45% have it

9. 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 H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
38% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
52% have it

11. 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 H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
76% have it

12. 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 H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
31% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
63% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
17% have it

16. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
12% have it

17. 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

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 H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
86% have it

19. has an on-ear form

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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
23% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
10% have it

21. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sennheiser HD 218i
6% have it

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