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
3. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
44% have it
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
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.
66% have it
6. 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
7. can be folded
Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
31% have it
8. 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.
47% have it
9. has a tangle free cable
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
23% have it
10. has active noise canceling/noise reduction
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
15% have it
11. Can be used wirelessly
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
27% have it
12. 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 LCD2 Classic: 106mm
13. 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.
19% have it
14. travel bag is included
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
44% 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. has a battery level indicator
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
18% have it
18. has a rechargeable battery
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
20% have it
19. sweat resistant
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
14% have it
20. Bluetooth version
Syllable D15: 5
21. 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.
Sennheiser PXC 480: 50h
22. has an on-ear form
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
22% have it
23. has a noise canceling microphone
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
4% have it
24. maximum Bluetooth range
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
Fiil Canviis Pro: 100m
25. has a removable battery
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.