55points

Klipsch Reference S4i

61points

Klipsch X4i

Klipsch Reference S4i
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Klipsch Reference S4i vs Klipsch X4i

Klipsch Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i
Klipsch Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

Why is Klipsch Reference S4i better than Klipsch X4i?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs15Hz
  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 4.1g lighter
    11.9gvs16g

Why is Klipsch X4i better than Klipsch Reference S4i?

  • Has a tangle free cable

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Klipsch Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

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

16g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
Klipsch Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

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 Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
Klipsch Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Klipsch Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

19000Hz

16000Hz

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

15Hz

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 Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

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

50 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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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Klipsch Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

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 Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

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 Reference S4i
Klipsch X4i

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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