58points

Klipsch Image S4i (II)

68points

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Klipsch Image S4i (II)
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Klipsch Image S4i (II) vs Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Why is Klipsch Image S4i (II) better than Klipsch Image S4i Rugged?

  • 2.8g lighter
    11.9gvs14.7g

Why is Klipsch Image S4i Rugged better than Klipsch Image S4i (II)?

  • Sweat resistant
  • Weather sealed

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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

2.weight

11.9g

14.7g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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.

4.has a tangle free cable
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.sweat resistant
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

6.has included ear pads
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

19000Hz

19000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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

4.sound pressure level

110dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

18 Ohms

18 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

6.driver unit size

8.5mm

8.5mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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

2.can be used as a headset
Klipsch Image S4i (II)
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

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.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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