43points

Brainwavz HM5

51points

Harman Kardon NC

Brainwavz HM5
Comparison winner
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34 facts in comparison

Brainwavz HM5 vs Harman Kardon NC

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
43
points
Brainwavz HM5
51
points
Harman Kardon NC

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than Harman Kardon NC?

  • 6500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26500Hzvs20000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs16Hz
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    42mmvs40mm
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is Harman Kardon NC better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • 0.1m longer cable
    ?

    1.4mvs1.3m

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.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
5.can be folded
?

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

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC

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

26500Hz

20000Hz

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

16Hz

3.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.

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
4.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

64 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.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 HM5
Harman Kardon NC
6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

JBL T460BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
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 HM5
Harman Kardon NC
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 HM5
Harman Kardon NC
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC

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.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
2.control panel placed on a device
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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 HM5
Harman Kardon NC
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.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
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 HM5
Harman Kardon NC
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Harman Kardon NC

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