37points

Ultrasone HFI-580

40points

Ultrasone PRO 550

Ultrasone HFI-580
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60 facts in comparison

Ultrasone HFI-580 vs Ultrasone PRO 550

Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550

Why is Ultrasone HFI-580 better than Ultrasone PRO 550?

  • 32 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 11g lighter
    ?

    285gvs296g
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Ultrasone PRO 550 better than Ultrasone HFI-580?

  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 2m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1m
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Price comparison

Ultrasone HFI-580

ProductStorePrice
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone HFI-580 S-Logic Surround Sound...Ultrasone HFI-580 S-Logic Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Transport Bag
Amazon logo
$299.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone PRO 1480i S-Logic Plus Surroun...Ultrasone PRO 1480i S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Open-Back Headphones
Amazon logo
$148.39
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone PRO 900i S-Logic Plus Surround...Ultrasone PRO 900i S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Closed-Back Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$549.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone PROi Studio Headphones (480i)
Amazon logo
$149.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone Signature DXP Over-Ear Closed-...Ultrasone Signature DXP Over-Ear Closed-Back Headphones
Amazon logo
$539.00
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone PRO 900 S-Logic Surround Sound...Ultrasone PRO 900 S-Logic Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Transport Box
Amazon logo
$549.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone IQ 2-Way High Performance In E...Ultrasone IQ 2-Way High Performance In Ear Headphones with Microphone, Remote Control, and Leather Case
Amazon logo
$410.78
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone Performance 860 S-Logic Plus S...Ultrasone Performance 860 S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Transport Case
Amazon logo
$299.88
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone Signature Pro S-Logic Plus Sur...Ultrasone Signature Pro S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Hard-Sided Carrying Case
Amazon logo
$1,199.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone Performance 820 (White Accent)...Ultrasone Performance 820 (White Accent) S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones, (PERF 820W)
Amazon logo
$199.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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.has a detachable cable
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

285g

296g

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.
7.can be folded
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.travel bag is included
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
9.has an in-ear form
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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.

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

22000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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.
5.sound pressure level

101dB/mW

102dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
7.impedance

32 Ohms

64 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.
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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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Ultrasone PRO 550)

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

Power

1.Battery life

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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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Ultrasone PRO 550)

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Ultrasone PRO 550)

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.
6.Has USB Type-C
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
7.Battery life of charging case

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Ultrasone PRO 550)

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.
8.has a removable battery
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Ultrasone HFI-580)

Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Ultrasone PRO 550)

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.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.maximum Bluetooth range

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Ultrasone PRO 550)

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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)
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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)
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.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.
7.Has voice prompts
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
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.
8.has a mute function
Ultrasone HFI-580
Ultrasone PRO 550
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
9.multipoint count

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Unknown. Help us by suggesting a value. (Ultrasone PRO 550)

Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Price comparison

Ultrasone HFI-580

ProductStorePrice
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone HFI-580 S-Logic Surround Sound...Ultrasone HFI-580 S-Logic Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Transport Bag
Amazon logo
$299.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone PRO 1480i S-Logic Plus Surroun...Ultrasone PRO 1480i S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Open-Back Headphones
Amazon logo
$148.39
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone PRO 900i S-Logic Plus Surround...Ultrasone PRO 900i S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Closed-Back Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$549.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone PROi Studio Headphones (480i)
Amazon logo
$149.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone Signature DXP Over-Ear Closed-...Ultrasone Signature DXP Over-Ear Closed-Back Headphones
Amazon logo
$539.00
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone PRO 900 S-Logic Surround Sound...Ultrasone PRO 900 S-Logic Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Transport Box
Amazon logo
$549.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone IQ 2-Way High Performance In E...Ultrasone IQ 2-Way High Performance In Ear Headphones with Microphone, Remote Control, and Leather Case
Amazon logo
$410.78
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone Performance 860 S-Logic Plus S...Ultrasone Performance 860 S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Transport Case
Amazon logo
$299.88
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone Signature Pro S-Logic Plus Sur...Ultrasone Signature Pro S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones with Hard-Sided Carrying Case
Amazon logo
$1,199.99
Ultrasone HFI-580 AmazonUltrasone Performance 820 (White Accent)...Ultrasone Performance 820 (White Accent) S-Logic Plus Surround Sound Professional Closed-back Headphones, (PERF 820W)
Amazon logo
$199.99

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