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Philips Fidelio S2

Philips Fidelio S2
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Philips Fidelio S2 review: specs and price

Philips Fidelio S2
Philips Fidelio S2
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Why is Philips Fidelio S2 better than the average?

  • Weight
    14gvs22.18g
  • Highest frequency
    24000Hzvs20137.25Hz
  • Driver unit size
    13.5mmvs12.54mm
  • Lowest frequency
    15Hzvs18.46Hz
  • Sound pressure level
    107dB/mWvs102.85dB/mW
  • Impedance
    22 Ohmsvs22.77 Ohms

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

14g

Best

Sony DR-EX14VP

3g

2.has stereo speakers
Philips Fidelio S2

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

3.has an in-ear form
Philips Fidelio S2

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
Philips Fidelio S2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.cable length

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Nokia BH-905i

2.9m

6.has an L-shaped plug
Philips Fidelio S2

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips Fidelio S2

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

2.driver unit size

13.5mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Erato Verse

58mm

3.highest frequency

24000Hz

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

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-CKM500i

25000Hz

4.lowest frequency

15Hz

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

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-CKM500i

5Hz

5.has a neodymium magnet
Philips Fidelio S2

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

22 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

Beyerdynamic MMX 101 iE

12 Ohms

Microphone

1.number of microphones

1

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

Best

Nokia BH-905i

10

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips Fidelio S2

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

Features

1.travel bag is included
Philips Fidelio S2

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

2.has included ear pads
Philips Fidelio S2

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

3.can be used as a headset
Philips Fidelio S2

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.

4.has an in-line control panel
Philips Fidelio S2

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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