48points

Grado GR10

48points

Sennheiser IE 800

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Grado GR10 vs Sennheiser IE 800

Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800
Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800

Why is Grado GR10 better than Sennheiser IE 800?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser IE 800 better than Grado GR10?

  • 25000Hz higher high-frequency
    45000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 1g lighter
    8gvs9g
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    125dB/mWvs116dB/mW
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

9g

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

4.has included ear pads
Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

45000Hz

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

5Hz

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
Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800

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

4.sound pressure level

116dB/mW

125dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

32 Ohms

16 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado GR10
Sennheiser IE 800

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

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