55points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3

46points

Shure SE215

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 vs Shure SE215

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3 better than Shure SE215?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs22Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Shure SE215 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3?

  • 1500Hz higher high-frequency
    17500Hzvs16000Hz
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    107dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 0.27m longer cable
    1.62mvs1.35m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

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

2.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

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

3.has an in-ear form
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

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.

4.has included ear pads
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

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

6.has a straight plug
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

22Hz

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

16000Hz

17500Hz

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 H3
Shure SE215

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

4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

107dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

18 Ohms

20 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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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H3
Shure SE215

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.

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