68points

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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Klipsch Image S4i Rugged vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony WH-1000XM3
Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Klipsch Image S4i Rugged better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs18,47 Ohms
  • Weight
    14.7gvs221.1,255g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Klipsch Image S4i Rugged & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Klipsch Image S4i Rugged & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

    • Highest frequency
      40000Hzvs19000,22000Hz
    • Lowest frequency
      4Hzvs10,18Hz
    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Number of microphones
      3vs1,2
    • Has voice prompts
    • Has voice commands
    • Has USB Type-C

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    2.has an over-the-ear form
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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.

    3.has a detachable cable
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

    4.weight

    14.7g

    221.1g

    255g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    5.can be folded
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

    6.has a tangle free cable
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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    Sound quality

    1.highest frequency

    19000Hz

    22000Hz

    40000Hz

    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

    2.lowest frequency

    10Hz

    18Hz

    4Hz

    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

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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

    113dB/mW

    104.5dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    6.impedance

    18 Ohms

    18 Ohms

    47 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

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

    For example

    Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

    4.Has USB Type-C
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

    4.Has WiFi
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    For example

    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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.

    2.can be used as a headset
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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.has an in-line control panel
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    4.number of microphones

    1

    2

    3

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

    Best

    Parrot Zik Sport

    8

    5.has a noise canceling microphone
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

    For example

    Microsoft Surface Headphones

    6.has voice prompts
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

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    Miscellaneous

    1.wireless charging
    Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
    Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

    For example

    Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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