55points

Brainwavz HM9

64points

JBL J88

Brainwavz HM9
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Brainwavz HM9 vs JBL J88

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88
55
points
Brainwavz HM9
64
points
JBL J88

Why is Brainwavz HM9 better than JBL J88?

  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is JBL J88 better than Brainwavz HM9?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs10Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • 0.1m longer cable
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    1.3mvs1.2m

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 HM9
JBL J88
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 HM9
JBL J88
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 HM9
JBL J88
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Jaybird Vista

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88
5.can be folded
?

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

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88
6.travel bag is included
?

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

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88

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

24000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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.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 HM9
JBL J88
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

40 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 HM9
JBL J88
6.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.

For example

JBL T460BT

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88
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 HM9
JBL J88
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 HM9
JBL J88
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Brainwavz HM9
JBL J88

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 HM9
JBL J88
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 HM9
JBL J88
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.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 HM9
JBL J88
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 HM9
JBL J88

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