48points

Beats by Dre Heartbeats

62points

Sennheiser IE 8i

Beats by Dre Heartbeats
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Beats by Dre Heartbeats vs Sennheiser IE 8i

Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

Why is Beats by Dre Heartbeats better than Sennheiser IE 8i?

  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Sennheiser IE 8i better than Beats by Dre Heartbeats?

  • 2g lighter
    18gvs20g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

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

20g

18g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

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

4.has an in-ear form
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

5.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.sweat resistant
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

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.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

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

2.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sennheiser IE 8i

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.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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Parrot Zik Sport

8

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