61points

Klipsch X11i

53points

Westone UM1

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Klipsch X11i vs Westone UM1

Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1
61
points
53
points

Why is Klipsch X11i better than Westone UM1?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Westone UM1 better than Klipsch X11i?

  • 25 Ohms lower impedance
    25 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

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 a detachable cable
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

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

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

3.has a tangle free cable
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has included ear pads
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

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

6.has an in-ear form
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

20Hz

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

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

3.sound pressure level

110dB/mW

114dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

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

5.impedance

50 Ohms

25 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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Klipsch X11i
Westone UM1

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

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