46points

Sennheiser HD 206

57points

SoundMagic ES18S

Sennheiser HD 206
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24 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 206 vs SoundMagic ES18S

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
46
points
Sennheiser HD 206
57
points
SoundMagic ES18S

Why is Sennheiser HD 206 better than SoundMagic ES18S?

  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is SoundMagic ES18S better than Sennheiser HD 206?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs18000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs21Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • 204g lighter
    11gvs215g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

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.

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
2.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.

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

215g

11g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S

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

18000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

21Hz

15Hz

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

108dB/mW

100dB/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.

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
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

24 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S

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.

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
2.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.

Sennheiser HD 206
SoundMagic ES18S
3.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

1

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