Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4Sennheiser HDR 170Sony MDR-X10
Top 52%332 points
Top 52%
Top 28%495 points
Top 28%
Top 10%617 points
Top 10%
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
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Sony MDR-X10
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Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs Sennheiser HDR 170 vs Sony MDR-X10: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
21000Hz
29000Hz

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

4. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
48% have it

5. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
33% have it

6. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
73% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
25% have it

8. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
38% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
31% have it

10. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
44% have it

11. can be used as a headset

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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
36% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
32% have it

13. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
75% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
16% have it

15. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
14% have it

16. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
42% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
64% have it

18. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
22% have it

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
8% have it

20. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
6% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-X10
87% have it

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