GRADO RS2e vs HIFIMAN Ananda

GRADO RS2e
vs
HIFIMAN Ananda

For an affordable headphones, GRADO RS2e and HIFIMAN Ananda are two comparable choices. Based on our rating, RS2e has a total rating of 7.5 out of 10 vs 8 out of 10 for Ananda.

Advantages GRADO RS2e over HIFIMAN Ananda

  • Less weight: 13.6oz vs 14oz

Advantages HIFIMAN Ananda over GRADO RS2e

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 8Hz vs 14Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 55KHz vs 28KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 103dB vs 100dB
  • Detachable cables
Votes 2 2
Rating 3 3

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
GRADO RS2e
7.5
HIFIMAN Ananda
8
7
7
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Common

Product

GRADO RS2e
HIFIMAN Ananda

Model

RS2e
Ananda

Brand

GRADO
HIFIMAN

Reviews

119
70

General

Wearing style

on ear
over ear

Enclosure

open back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
planar magnetic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

32
25

Frequency response, Hz

14Hz-28KHz
8Hz-55KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

100
103

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

385/13.6
400/14

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

Audio cable length, cm/ft

150/4.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not
has not

Bluetooth version

has not
has not

aptX

has not
has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not
has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
has not

Battery life, hrs

has not
has not

Charging time, hrs

has not
has not

Charging port

has not
has not

Charging cable

has not
has not

Speed charge

has not
has not

Battery free listening mode

has not
has not

Battery level indicator

has not
has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

GRADO RS2e
HIFIMAN Ananda
GRADO RS2e
HIFIMAN Ananda

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7.5
  • 8
  • 7.5GRADO RS2e
  • 8HIFIMAN Ananda

The HIFIMAN Ananda is better headphones in this comparison. Check HIFIMAN Ananda price