49points

Etymotic mc3

92points

Fiil Iicon

Etymotic mc3
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Etymotic mc3 vs Fiil Iicon

Etymotic mc3
Fiil Iicon
Etymotic mc3
Fiil Iicon
49
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92
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Why is Etymotic mc3 better than Fiil Iicon?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Fiil Iicon better than Etymotic mc3?

  • 7000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs15000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Etymotic mc3
Fiil Iicon

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 a detachable cable
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Fiil Iicon

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
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Fiil Iicon

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.

4.can be folded
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Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has a tangle free cable
Etymotic mc3
Fiil Iicon

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.sweat resistant
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Fiil Iicon

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

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

15000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

15Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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Fiil Iicon

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.has a neodymium magnet
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Fiil Iicon

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

Creative SXFI Air

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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Fiil Iicon

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.

6.driver unit size

8mm

40mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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Fiil Iicon

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Fiil Iicon

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
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Fiil Iicon

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Fiil Iicon

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Fiil Iicon

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Fiil Iicon

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.Has WiFi
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Fiil Iicon

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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Fiil Iicon

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.

2.can be used as a headset
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Fiil Iicon

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
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Fiil Iicon

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
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Fiil Iicon

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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