32points

HiFiMan Deva

46points

Sony H.ear On

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HiFiMan Deva vs Sony H.ear On

HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On

Why is HiFiMan Deva better than Sony H.ear On?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • 0.3m longer cable
    ?

    1.5mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sony H.ear On better than HiFiMan Deva?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 40000Hz higher high-frequency
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    60000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 9.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    103dB/mWvs93.5dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 140g lighter
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    220gvs360g
  • Can be folded
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Price comparison

HiFiMan Deva

Buy used:

$177

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMan Deva amazonHIFIMAN Deva-Pro Over-Ear Open-Back Plan...HIFIMAN Deva-Pro Over-Ear Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphone with Stealth Magnets-Wired Version
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$159
HiFiMan Deva amazonHIFIMAN HE-R9 Dynamic Closed-Back Over-E...HIFIMAN HE-R9 Dynamic Closed-Back Over-Ear Headphones with Topology Diaphragm, Wired/Wireless, W/WO Bluemini R2R (Wired)
amazon logo
$109
HiFiMan Deva amazonHIFIMAN HE-R10D Dynamic Topology Driver ...HIFIMAN HE-R10D Dynamic Topology Driver Close-Back Over-Ear Headphones with Bluemini R2R for Home, Studio and Recording, Easily Switch Between Wired and Wireless, Bluetooth Headphones
amazon logo
$599
HiFiMan Deva amazonHIFIMAN SVANAR Wireless Noise Cancelling...HIFIMAN SVANAR Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth in-Ear Hi-Fi Earphones with Hymalaya DAC, Topology Diaphragm Driver, IPX5 Water/Sweat Resistant, Wireless Charging, Built-in Mic for Audiophiles
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$499

Sony H.ear On

ProductStorePrice
Sony H.ear On ebay-usedSony H.ear on Over the Ear Headphones BL...Sony H.ear on Over the Ear Headphones BLACK CHARCOAL MDR-100AAPBC W BOX HEADSET
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$60

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Design

Fit

Over-ear

Over-ear

The fit of the headphones.
weight

360g

220g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
has a detachable cable
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Ingress Protection (IP) rating

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The first number of the IP rating refers to protection against dust, while the second number refers to protection against liquid. E.g. a first number of 6 denotes that it is completely dustproof, and a second number of 7 denotes that the device can withstand full immersion in water.
can be folded
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
has a tangle free cable
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
travel bag is included
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
has an open-back design
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
is dustproof and water-resistant
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.

Sound quality

has active noise cancellation (ANC)
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
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.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
highest frequency

20000Hz

60000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
driver unit size

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40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
impedance

18 Ohms

24 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.
sound pressure level

93.5dB/mW

103dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
has a neodymium magnet
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
has passive noise reduction
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Power

Battery life

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony H.ear On)

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
charge time

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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
Has USB Type-C
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
has a battery level indicator
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
has wireless charging
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
battery power

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Sony H.ear On)

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
has a rechargeable battery
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
has a removable battery
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

Connectivity

Wired

Wired

The connectivity type of the headphones.
has aptX Lossless
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
aptX Lossless is an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that is developed by Qualcomm. It supports high quality 16-bit/44.1kHz audio (at a maximum bit rate of 1200kbps). This codec provides CD-quality audio without any loss of data.

Features

has a noise-canceling microphone
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
has ambient sound mode
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
has in/on-ear detection
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
Sensors can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused, saving battery life.
number of microphones

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (HiFiMan Deva)

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
has a mute function
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
control panel placed on a device
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
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.
can be used as a headset
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
Has an in-line control panel
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
warranty period

1 years

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction. Note: This may vary by region.

Miscellaneous

has a 3.5mm male connector
HiFiMan Deva
Sony H.ear On
This audio plug allows you to connect to a range of devices which use a standard 3.5mm jack.

Price comparison

HiFiMan Deva

Buy used:

$177

ProductStorePrice
HiFiMan Deva amazonHIFIMAN Deva-Pro Over-Ear Open-Back Plan...HIFIMAN Deva-Pro Over-Ear Open-Back Planar Magnetic Headphone with Stealth Magnets-Wired Version
amazon logo
$159
HiFiMan Deva amazonHIFIMAN HE-R9 Dynamic Closed-Back Over-E...HIFIMAN HE-R9 Dynamic Closed-Back Over-Ear Headphones with Topology Diaphragm, Wired/Wireless, W/WO Bluemini R2R (Wired)
amazon logo
$109
HiFiMan Deva amazonHIFIMAN HE-R10D Dynamic Topology Driver ...HIFIMAN HE-R10D Dynamic Topology Driver Close-Back Over-Ear Headphones with Bluemini R2R for Home, Studio and Recording, Easily Switch Between Wired and Wireless, Bluetooth Headphones
amazon logo
$599
HiFiMan Deva amazonHIFIMAN SVANAR Wireless Noise Cancelling...HIFIMAN SVANAR Wireless Noise Cancelling Bluetooth in-Ear Hi-Fi Earphones with Hymalaya DAC, Topology Diaphragm Driver, IPX5 Water/Sweat Resistant, Wireless Charging, Built-in Mic for Audiophiles
amazon logo
$499

Sony H.ear On

ProductStorePrice
Sony H.ear On ebay-usedSony H.ear on Over the Ear Headphones BL...Sony H.ear on Over the Ear Headphones BLACK CHARCOAL MDR-100AAPBC W BOX HEADSET
ebay-used logo
$60

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