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Engadget score

70
85
80
83
90

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Avg. critic rating

7.6
8.0
8.0
8.8
8.9

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Avg. user rating

5.0
8.3
7.2
7.4
8.8

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Price

General

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Form factor

Over-ear
Over-ear
Over-ear
Over-ear
Over-ear

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Channels

Stereo
Surround (7.1 channels)
Surround (7.1 channels)
Surround (5.1 channels)
Stereo

Controls

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Controls

Volume, Mute
Volume, Mute
Volume, Mute
Volume, Mute

Speakers

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Drivers per ear

1
1
1

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Driver size

40 mm
40 mm
40 mm

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Magnet type

Neodymium

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Driver design

Other features

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Foldable design

No
No
No
No
No

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Removable microphone

No
No
Yes
Yes

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Plug type

L-shaped
Straight
Straight

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Gold-plated connector

Yes
No

Voice quality

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Microphone type

Stereo mics
Mono mic
Mono mic
Stereo mics
Mono mic

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Built-in DSP

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Noise cancellation

Yes

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Echo cancellation

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Voice isolation

Audio quality

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Frequency response

25 Hz (min)
22 KHz (max)
20 Hz (min)
20 KHz (max)
15 Hz (min)
28 KHz (max)
15 Hz (min)
28 KHz (max)

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Signal-to-noise ratio

106 dB
26 dB

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Impedance

50 ohms
50 ohms

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Sensitivity

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Total harmonic distortion

0.1%

Connections

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Connections

3.5mm stereo
Wireless
USB, 3.5mm stereo, Wireless
Wireless
3.5mm stereo

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Wireless type

RF / radio
RF / radio

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Wireless range

40 feet

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Battery size

Rechargeable

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Battery type

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Cable length

12.5 feet
2 m

Size and Weight

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Height

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Width

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Depth

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Weight

0.4 ounces

Pricing and Availability

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Availability

Available
Pre-release
Available
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Discontinued (US)

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Released (US)

September 24, 2010
January 31, 2011

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Announced (US)

June 1, 2012
June 5, 2012

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Rumored (US)

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Original price

$159 USD
$149 USD
$299 USD
$199.95 USD

Colors

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Colors

White
Black
Black
Black
Black
White

General Info

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Mfr. warranty

1 year

Environmental

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