41points

Brainwavz HM5

40points

Skullcandy Stim

Brainwavz HM5
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36 facts in comparison

Brainwavz HM5 vs Skullcandy Stim

Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
41
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Brainwavz HM5
40
points
Skullcandy Stim

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than Skullcandy Stim?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 6500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    26500Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    42mmvs40mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 22 more years under manufacturer's warranty
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    24vs2
  • 0.1m longer cable
    ?

    1.3mvs1.2m

Why is Skullcandy Stim better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    112dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Skullcandy Stim

ProductStorePrice
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Stim On-Ear Headphones with B...Skullcandy Stim On-Ear Headphones with Built-In Microphone and Remote, Supreme Sound Balanced Audio, Lightweight Design for Comfortable Fit, Black
Amazon logo
$24.99
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Riff On-Ear Headphones, Black...Skullcandy Riff On-Ear Headphones, Black (S5PXY-L003)
Amazon logo
$18.89
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Stim on-Ear Headphone, White/...Skullcandy Stim on-Ear Headphone, White/Gray (S2LHY-K568)
Amazon logo
$24.95
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Ink'd Plus In-Ear Earbud - Co...Skullcandy Ink'd Plus In-Ear Earbud - Cobalt Blue
Amazon logo
$11.99
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Ink'd 2.0 Mic'd Ear Bud Headp...Skullcandy Ink'd 2.0 Mic'd Ear Bud Headphone (Black)
Amazon logo
$16.95
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Ink'd 2.0 Mic'd Ear Bud Headp...Skullcandy Ink'd 2.0 Mic'd Ear Bud Headphone (Blue)
Amazon logo
$18.29
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy S2IKW-K610 Ink'd Bluetooth Wi...Skullcandy S2IKW-K610 Ink'd Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds with Microphone, Noise Isolating Supreme Sound, 8-Hour Rechargeable Battery, Lightweight with Flexible Collar, Street/Gray/Chrome
Amazon logo
$22.50
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Strum In-Ear Earbud - Street ...Skullcandy Strum In-Ear Earbud - Street Black
Amazon logo
$28.50
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Ink'd Plus Wireless In-Ear Ea...Skullcandy Ink'd Plus Wireless In-Ear Earbud - Cobalt
Amazon logo
$36.65
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Smokin' Buds 2 In-Ear Earbud ...Skullcandy Smokin' Buds 2 In-Ear Earbud - Spaced Out Iridiu
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$19.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
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 an over-the-ear form
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.can be folded
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

26500Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
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.
5.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

112dB/mW

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

64 Ohms

32 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

24

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
6.Has voice prompts
Brainwavz HM5
Skullcandy Stim
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.

Price comparison

Skullcandy Stim

ProductStorePrice
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Stim On-Ear Headphones with B...Skullcandy Stim On-Ear Headphones with Built-In Microphone and Remote, Supreme Sound Balanced Audio, Lightweight Design for Comfortable Fit, Black
Amazon logo
$24.99
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Riff On-Ear Headphones, Black...Skullcandy Riff On-Ear Headphones, Black (S5PXY-L003)
Amazon logo
$18.89
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Stim on-Ear Headphone, White/...Skullcandy Stim on-Ear Headphone, White/Gray (S2LHY-K568)
Amazon logo
$24.95
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Ink'd Plus In-Ear Earbud - Co...Skullcandy Ink'd Plus In-Ear Earbud - Cobalt Blue
Amazon logo
$11.99
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Ink'd 2.0 Mic'd Ear Bud Headp...Skullcandy Ink'd 2.0 Mic'd Ear Bud Headphone (Black)
Amazon logo
$16.95
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Ink'd 2.0 Mic'd Ear Bud Headp...Skullcandy Ink'd 2.0 Mic'd Ear Bud Headphone (Blue)
Amazon logo
$18.29
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy S2IKW-K610 Ink'd Bluetooth Wi...Skullcandy S2IKW-K610 Ink'd Bluetooth Wireless Earbuds with Microphone, Noise Isolating Supreme Sound, 8-Hour Rechargeable Battery, Lightweight with Flexible Collar, Street/Gray/Chrome
Amazon logo
$22.50
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Strum In-Ear Earbud - Street ...Skullcandy Strum In-Ear Earbud - Street Black
Amazon logo
$28.50
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Ink'd Plus Wireless In-Ear Ea...Skullcandy Ink'd Plus Wireless In-Ear Earbud - Cobalt
Amazon logo
$36.65
Skullcandy Stim AmazonSkullcandy Smokin' Buds 2 In-Ear Earbud ...Skullcandy Smokin' Buds 2 In-Ear Earbud - Spaced Out Iridiu
Amazon logo
$19.95

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