27points

Sennheiser IE 4

33points

Shure SE215

Sennheiser IE 4
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Sennheiser IE 4 vs Shure SE215

Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215

Why is Sennheiser IE 4 better than Shure SE215?

  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Why is Shure SE215 better than Sennheiser IE 4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 18Hz lower low-frequency
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    22Hzvs40Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 2500Hz higher high-frequency
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    17500Hzvs15000Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • 0.22m longer cable
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    1.62mvs1.4m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Shure SE215

ProductStorePrice
Shure SE215 amazonShure SE215-CL Sound Isolating In Ear St...Shure SE215-CL Sound Isolating In Ear Stereo Earphones (Clear) with 3 Pairs of Triple Flange Sleeves for Better Sound Isolation
amazon logo
$89
Shure SE215 amazonSHURE Sound Isolating Earphones SE215 Sp...SHURE Sound Isolating Earphones SE215 Special Edition Transformer Graphics Lucent Blue SE215SPE-A
amazon logo
$79
Shure SE215 amazonShure SE215-K Sound Isolating Earphones ...Shure SE215-K Sound Isolating Earphones with Single Dynamic MicroDriver
amazon logo
$79
Shure SE215 amazonShure SE215-CL Sound Isolating Earphones...Shure SE215-CL Sound Isolating Earphones with Single Dynamic MicroDriver with Replacement Ear Tips
amazon logo
$89
Shure SE215 aliexpressDIY In-ear Earphone MMCX Cable for Shure...DIY In-ear Earphone MMCX Cable for Shure SE215 SE535 SE846 UE900 Upgraded Replacement 14 Cores Copper Twist Audio Cord with MIC
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$8.59
Shure SE215 aliexpress64 inches / 1.6 Meters White Headphone E...64 inches / 1.6 Meters White Headphone Earphone Cable Cord Wire For SHURE SE215 SE315 SE425 SE535 TH904 Audio Cable black-1.2m
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$9.89
Shure SE215 aliexpressMMCX Apt-X Bluetooth 4.1 Adapter Cable f...MMCX Apt-X Bluetooth 4.1 Adapter Cable for Shure SE215 SE535 SE846 UE900 Earphone Replacement Aptx Cables for iPhone Android
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$8.99
Shure SE215 aliexpressReplacement Cable Transparent contains c...Replacement Cable Transparent contains code Audio cable universal For Shure Se215 Ue900 W40 Se425 Se535 Headphones Earphone
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$9.99
Shure SE215 aliexpressMMCX Earphone Custom Made Solid resin HI...MMCX Earphone Custom Made Solid resin HIFI Earbud star's sport Stage Replaceable MMCX Cable For Shure SE215 SE535 UE900 Headset
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$20
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
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 an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
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.
3.weight

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We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
5.sweat resistance
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
7.can be folded
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
9.travel bag is included
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

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

15000Hz

17500Hz

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

16 Ohms

20 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.
4.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

107dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
6.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
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.
7.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
8.driver unit size

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

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

1.battery power

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Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
2.Battery life

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE215)

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.
3.Battery life of charging case

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE215)

The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
4.charge time

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE215)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.Has USB Type-C
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
7.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
8.has a removable battery
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

Not applicable

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE215)

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
2.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX

Not applicable

Shure SE215
aptX is a codec used for transmitting audio wirelessly with Bluetooth. It is developed by Qualcomm, and supports 16-bit audio at a bit rate of 384kbps.
4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

Not applicable

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Shure SE215)

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)

Not applicable

Shure SE215
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)

Not applicable

Shure SE215
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)

Not applicable

Shure SE215
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Not applicable

Shure SE215
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.has ambient sound mode
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
Ambient sound mode uses microphones to pass through ambient noises so that they can still be heard. It’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of what’s happening around you, for example when you’re jogging but still want to be able to hear traffic.
4.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
5.has a mute function
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
6.has wireless charging
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
It supports a wireless charging standard such as Qi. To charge the device, you simply put it down on a compatible charging pad.
7.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
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.
8.has an accelerometer
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
9.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser IE 4
Shure SE215
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

Shure SE215

ProductStorePrice
Shure SE215 amazonShure SE215-CL Sound Isolating In Ear St...Shure SE215-CL Sound Isolating In Ear Stereo Earphones (Clear) with 3 Pairs of Triple Flange Sleeves for Better Sound Isolation
amazon logo
$89
Shure SE215 amazonSHURE Sound Isolating Earphones SE215 Sp...SHURE Sound Isolating Earphones SE215 Special Edition Transformer Graphics Lucent Blue SE215SPE-A
amazon logo
$79
Shure SE215 amazonShure SE215-K Sound Isolating Earphones ...Shure SE215-K Sound Isolating Earphones with Single Dynamic MicroDriver
amazon logo
$79
Shure SE215 amazonShure SE215-CL Sound Isolating Earphones...Shure SE215-CL Sound Isolating Earphones with Single Dynamic MicroDriver with Replacement Ear Tips
amazon logo
$89
Shure SE215 aliexpressDIY In-ear Earphone MMCX Cable for Shure...DIY In-ear Earphone MMCX Cable for Shure SE215 SE535 SE846 UE900 Upgraded Replacement 14 Cores Copper Twist Audio Cord with MIC
aliexpress logo
$8.59
Shure SE215 aliexpress64 inches / 1.6 Meters White Headphone E...64 inches / 1.6 Meters White Headphone Earphone Cable Cord Wire For SHURE SE215 SE315 SE425 SE535 TH904 Audio Cable black-1.2m
aliexpress logo
$9.89
Shure SE215 aliexpressMMCX Apt-X Bluetooth 4.1 Adapter Cable f...MMCX Apt-X Bluetooth 4.1 Adapter Cable for Shure SE215 SE535 SE846 UE900 Earphone Replacement Aptx Cables for iPhone Android
aliexpress logo
$8.99
Shure SE215 aliexpressReplacement Cable Transparent contains c...Replacement Cable Transparent contains code Audio cable universal For Shure Se215 Ue900 W40 Se425 Se535 Headphones Earphone
aliexpress logo
$9.99
Shure SE215 aliexpressMMCX Earphone Custom Made Solid resin HI...MMCX Earphone Custom Made Solid resin HIFI Earbud star's sport Stage Replaceable MMCX Cable For Shure SE215 SE535 UE900 Headset
aliexpress logo
$20

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