The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
52% have it
3. has a mute function
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
78% have it
4. has a neodymium magnet
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
48% have it
5. lowest frequency
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
Audio Technica ATH-AG1X: 5Hz
6. mic sensitivity
It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
Creative Sound BlasterX H7: 94dBV/Pa
7. highest frequency
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
Khan Pro: 40000Hz
8. sound pressure level
Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Razer Kraken 7.1 V2: 123dB/mW
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.
Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro: 16Ohms
10. driver unit size
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Asus ROG Strix Wireless: 60mm
11. 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.
86% have it
12. 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.
32% have it
13. has an over-the-ear form
Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
88% have it
14. no battery needed
This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.