91points

Fiil Iicon

69points

KEF M500

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Fiil Iicon vs KEF M500

Fiil Iicon
KEF M500
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

Why is Fiil Iicon better than KEF M500?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is KEF M500 better than Fiil Iicon?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 62g lighter
    208gvs270g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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

RHA TrueConnect

2.has an over-the-ear form
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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

4.weight

270g

208g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

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

15Hz

20Hz

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
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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

4.driver unit size

40mm

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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

2

1

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
Fiil Iicon
KEF M500

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

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