The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
2. lowest frequency
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
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.
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
5. no battery needed
This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
72% have it
6. has a tangle free cable
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
25% have it
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.
39% have it
8. can be folded
Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
32% have it
9. has an in-line control panel
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
44% have it
10. can be used as a headset
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.
37% have it
11. driver unit size
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
12. 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.
76% have it
13. 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.
42% have it
14. control panel placed on a device
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.
15% have it
15. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
17% have it
16. number of microphones
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
17. Bluetooth version
B&O Beoplay E8: 4.2
18. has a 3.5mm male connector
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
86% have it
19. has a rechargeable battery
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
10% have it
20. longer battery life
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.
Sony WH-1000XM2: 38h
21. warranty period
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Beyerdynamic T1 (2016): 5
22. charge time
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
Beats X: 0.75h
23. has an open-back design
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.