13 facts in comparison
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
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.
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.
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
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.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.