43points

Brainwavz HM5

61points

Philips Fidelio M2BT

Brainwavz HM5
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33 facts in comparison

Brainwavz HM5 vs Philips Fidelio M2BT

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
43
points
Brainwavz HM5
61
points
Philips Fidelio M2BT

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than Philips Fidelio M2BT?

  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    42mmvs40mm
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 23 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    24vs1
  • 0.1m longer cable
    ?

    1.3mvs1.2m

Why is Philips Fidelio M2BT better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

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 HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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.

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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
Philips Fidelio M2BT
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
5.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
6.travel bag is included
?

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

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT

Sound quality

1.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 HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
2.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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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.

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
4.driver unit size
?

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

42mm

40mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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
Philips Fidelio M2BT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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.

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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 HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
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 HM5
Philips Fidelio M2BT
4.warranty period
?

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

24

1

5.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
Philips Fidelio M2BT
6.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
Philips Fidelio M2BT

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