66points

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged

70points

SoundMagic MP21

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
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Klipsch Image S4i Rugged vs SoundMagic MP21

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
66
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Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
70
points
SoundMagic MP21

Why is Klipsch Image S4i Rugged better than SoundMagic MP21?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is SoundMagic MP21 better than Klipsch Image S4i Rugged?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs19000Hz
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    12 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 6.7g lighter
    8gvs14.7g
  • 0.5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    9mmvs8.5mm
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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. Show more

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
2.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Panasonic HD805N

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SoundMagic MP21
3.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
5.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

14.7g

8g

6.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

19000Hz

22000Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

110dB/mW

97dB/mW

3.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

10Hz

15Hz

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

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
5.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

18 Ohms

12 Ohms

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

For example

Nuheara IQbuds2 Max

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Philips PH805

8

1

1

4.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

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

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21
5.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Klipsch Image S4i Rugged
SoundMagic MP21

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