46points

HiFiMAN RE400

42points

Shure SE215

Comparison winner
HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215
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14 facts in comparison

HiFiMAN RE400 vs Shure SE215

HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215
46
points
HiFiMAN RE400
42
points
Shure SE215

Why is HiFiMAN RE400 better than Shure SE215?

  • 4500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs17500Hz
  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs22Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Why is Shure SE215 better than HiFiMAN RE400?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    20 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215
2.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 RE400
Shure SE215
3.travel bag is included
?

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

HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215
4.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215
5.has an in-ear form
?

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.

HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215
6.has an L-shaped plug
?

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.

HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

22000Hz

17500Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

15Hz

22Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

102dB/mW

107dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215
5.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

20 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

HiFiMAN RE400
Shure SE215

Connectivity

1.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 RE400
Shure SE215

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