Beats by Dre urBeatsSennheiser HD 218i
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Top 65%
Top 51%648 points
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Top specs and features

Beats by Dre urBeats vs Sennheiser HD 218i: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

74g lighter.
18g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
92g

2. 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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
47% have it

3. 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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
33% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
25% have it

5. 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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
44% have it

6. 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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
37% have it

7. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
53% have it

8. 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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
76% have it

9. 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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
31% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
41% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
63% have it

12. control panel placed on a device

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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
15% have it

13. 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

14. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
86% have it

15. cable length

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

16. 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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
22% have it

17. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
4% have it

18. has an in-ear form

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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sennheiser HD 218i
33% have it
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