47points

Grado GR10e

35points

Koss HB79

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Grado GR10e vs Koss HB79

Grado GR10e
Koss HB79
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

Why is Grado GR10e better than Koss HB79?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    20Hzvs30Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Koss HB79 better than Grado GR10e?

  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

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 an over-the-ear form
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

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.can be folded
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

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

4.has an in-ear form
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

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.

5.has included ear pads
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has a straight plug
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

15000Hz

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

30Hz

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 GR10e
Koss HB79

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Grado GR10e
Koss HB79

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.

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