SteelSeries Arctis 5 vs HIFIMAN HE400i

SteelSeries Arctis 5
vs
HIFIMAN HE400i

We've put together a comparison of these two impressive headphones SteelSeries Arctis 5 vs HIFIMAN HE400i. Arctis 5 has a total rating of 7 out of 10 vs 6.5 out of 10 for HE400i.

Advantages SteelSeries Arctis 5 over HIFIMAN HE400i

  • Higher sensitivity: 98dB vs 93dB
  • Less weight: 12.5oz vs 13oz
  • Built-in control buttons
  • In-line control buttons

Advantages HIFIMAN HE400i over SteelSeries Arctis 5

  • Better high limit of frequency response: 35KHz vs 20KHz

Common strengths

  • Detachable cable
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
SteelSeries Arctis 5
7
HIFIMAN HE400i
6.5
7
7
8
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Common

Product

SteelSeries Arctis 5
HIFIMAN HE400i

Model

Arctis 5
HE400i

Brand

SteelSeries
HIFIMAN

Reviews

13972
5

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
planar magnetic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32
35

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-20KHz
20Hz-35KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

98
93

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

355/12.5
370/13

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

300/9.8
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

volume, microphone volume, microphone on/off, ChatMix Dial

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

DTS Headphone:X

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

SteelSeries Arctis 5
HIFIMAN HE400i
SteelSeries Arctis 5
HIFIMAN HE400i

Headphones CHooseratoR comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 6.5
  • 7SteelSeries Arctis 5
  • 6.5HIFIMAN HE400i

The SteelSeries Arctis 5 is better headphones in this comparison. Check SteelSeries Arctis 5 price