42points

HiFiMAN HE-400

83points

JBL Duet BT

HiFiMAN HE-400
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JBL Duet BT
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HiFiMAN HE-400 vs JBL Duet BT

HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

Why is HiFiMAN HE-400 better than JBL Duet BT?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

Why is JBL Duet BT better than HiFiMAN HE-400?

  • 3 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs35 Ohms
  • 256.7g lighter
    183.3gvs440g
  • 18.5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    111dB/mWvs92.5dB/mW
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

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
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

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
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

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

4.weight

440g

183.3g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

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

6.has a tangle free cable
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

35000Hz

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

20Hz

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.sound pressure level

92.5dB/mW

111dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

35 Ohms

32 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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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

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
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

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
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

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.has an in-line control panel
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
HiFiMAN HE-400
JBL Duet BT

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.

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