43points

Brainwavz HM5

72points

Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

Brainwavz HM5
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35 facts in comparison

Brainwavz HM5 vs Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
43
points
Brainwavz HM5
72
points
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000?

  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    42mmvs40mm
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • 1500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs26500Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs10Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?

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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
5.can be folded
?

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

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
6.travel bag is included
?

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

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

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

28000Hz

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

8Hz

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

105dB/mW

110dB/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 HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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

64 Ohms

32 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 HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
3.has a removable battery
?

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

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

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 HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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.

Brainwavz HM5
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000
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
Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000

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