49points

SoundMagic ES18

73points

SoundMagic PL21

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
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23 facts in comparison

SoundMagic ES18 vs SoundMagic PL21

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
49
points
SoundMagic ES18
73
points
SoundMagic PL21

Why is SoundMagic ES18 better than SoundMagic PL21?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • 1mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    10mmvs9mm
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Why is SoundMagic PL21 better than SoundMagic ES18?

  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    12 Ohmsvs16 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 3g lighter
    8gvs11g
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

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. Show more

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
2.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

11g

8g

4.travel bag is included
?

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

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

22000Hz

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. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

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

100dB/mW

97dB/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.

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

16 Ohms

12 Ohms

6.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.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

10mm

9mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Umidigi Ubeats

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
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.

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21

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.

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21
2.warranty period
?

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

1

1

3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

SoundMagic ES18
SoundMagic PL21

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