Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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.
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Audeze LCD2 Classic
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.
Sennheiser PXC 480
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
Sony Xperia Ear Duo
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Jaybird Run XT
Sol Republic Shadow Fusion
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
House of Marley Buffalo Soldier BT
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.
The device can connect to WiFi.
Meters OV-1 Bluetooth
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.
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.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
Parrot Zik Sport
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Marshall Mid A.N.C
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
House of Marley Buffalo Soldier BT
The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.