HiFiMAN HE-4
Top 34%438 points
Top 34%
Lowest frequency
Number of headphones
lowmidhigh
Top 100%
849 headphones
1Hz - 834Hz
NaN% of all headphonesYes
No
lowest frequency
highest frequency
impedance
sound pressure level
weight
10
Hz
Sony MH1CBLK
1Hz
Best

HiFiMAN HE-4: 13 facts and highlights

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
60000Hz
Sony MDR-1ABT: 100000Hz
152
0

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
140
0

3. weight

350g
AKG IP2: 3g
122
0

4. impedance

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.
38Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
97
0

5. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
86dB/mW
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 130dB/mW
78
0

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
HiFiMAN HE-4
73% have it
72
0

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
HiFiMAN HE-4
36% have it
62
0

8. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
HiFiMAN HE-4
55% have it
49
0

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
HiFiMAN HE-4
42% have it
48
0

10. has an over-the-ear form

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.
HiFiMAN HE-4
42% have it
46
0

11. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
AKG Q 701: 6m
35
0

12. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
HiFiMAN HE-4
88% have it
28
0

13. is open backed

The device is designed to allow sound out through the back of the earcup and provides very natural and accurate sound. It's good for home listening.
HiFiMAN HE-4
10% have it
26
0

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