61points

Brainwavz HM2

58points

Westone UM2 RC

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Brainwavz HM2 vs Westone UM2 RC

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
61
points
Brainwavz HM2
58
points
Westone UM2 RC

Why is Brainwavz HM2 better than Westone UM2 RC?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    20000Hzvs18000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Westone UM2 RC better than Brainwavz HM2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 5 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    27 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    119dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
3.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.

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
5.travel bag is included
?

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

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and consume less storage space.

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

20000Hz

18000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

10Hz

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

104dB/mW

119dB/mW

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.

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

27 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (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.

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC

Features

1.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.

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
2.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.

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
3.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.

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM2
Westone UM2 RC

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