72points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8

64points

V-Moda XS

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs V-Moda XS

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 better than V-Moda XS?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a removable battery

Why is V-Moda XS better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    30000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 60g lighter
    195gvs255g
  • 1.5 Ohms lower impedance
    28.5 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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

2.weight

255g

195g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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

4.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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

5.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

5Hz

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

2.highest frequency

22000Hz

30000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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

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 H8
V-Moda XS

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.impedance

30 Ohms

28.5 Ohms

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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
V-Moda XS

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.

4.number of microphones

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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