74points

Optoma NuForce BE Free5

57points

Optoma NuForce BE Free8

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Optoma NuForce BE Free5 vs Optoma NuForce BE Free8

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
74
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Optoma NuForce BE Free5
57
points
Optoma NuForce BE Free8

Why is Optoma NuForce BE Free5 better than Optoma NuForce BE Free8?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    95dB/mWvs92dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 32.4g lighter
    12.6gvs45g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4.1
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

Why is Optoma NuForce BE Free8 better than Optoma NuForce BE Free5?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 0.4mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    6mmvs5.6mm
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

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.

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
2.has a detachable cable
?

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

For example

Audeze LCD-1

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
3.sweat resistant
?

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

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

12.6g

45g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

20Hz

20Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

95dB/mW

92dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
5.impedance
?

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

16 Ohms

32 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8

Power

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

4h

4h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Beats Solo Pro

5

4.2

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
3.maximum Bluetooth range
?

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

10m

10m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

For example

Audeze LCD-1

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
6.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

2

4.has an in-line control panel
?

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

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8
6.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Optoma NuForce BE Free5
Optoma NuForce BE Free8

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