43points

Brainwavz HM5

68points

Urbanista New York

Brainwavz HM5
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Brainwavz HM5 vs Urbanista New York

Brainwavz HM5
Urbanista New York
43
points
Brainwavz HM5
68
points
Urbanista New York

Why is Brainwavz HM5 better than Urbanista New York?

  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs94dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    42mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • 23 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    24vs1
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Urbanista New York better than Brainwavz HM5?

  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

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
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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.

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Urbanista New York
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
Urbanista New York
4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Jaybird Vista

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Urbanista New York
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and consume less storage space.

Brainwavz HM5
Urbanista New York
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
Urbanista New York

Sound quality

1.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

94dB/mW

2.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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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

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Urbanista New York
3.impedance
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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

4.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
Urbanista New York
5.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

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6.driver unit size
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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
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Brainwavz HM5
Urbanista New York
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Brainwavz HM5
Urbanista New York
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

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Urbanista New York

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Brainwavz HM5
Urbanista New York
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
Urbanista New York
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
Urbanista New York
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM5
Urbanista New York

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
Urbanista New York
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
Urbanista New York
3.has an in-line control panel
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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
Urbanista New York
4.warranty period
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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
Urbanista New York
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
Urbanista New York

Miscellaneous

1.has wireless charging
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The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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Urbanista New York

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