Need headphones

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  1. avin7000

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    I am looking for headphones for my iPhone 4. Audiophiles, please help me :)

    But first I wanted to know, is iPhone 4 powerful enough to drive headphones ?

    my budget is 100 USD & can stretch upto 120 USD.

    Thank you !
     
  2. Ddrumbum

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    I just purchased some Skull Candy 50/50 in-Ear headphones. And I must say these things are amazing. I own a pair of beats by Dr. Dee and these literally put them to shame. I am a drummer and when I am recording or playing a gig, I need to hear everything clearly and these deliver and then some. I am so impressed. And they are only $50, but if you shop around, you can find them for around $30.
     
  3. Jarred

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    I use Skullcandy FMJs. Love 'em!
     
  4. avin7000

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    ^thank you !

    @Ddrumbum - you mean which one are better ? Skull Candy 5050 or Dr. Dee ?
     
  5. avin7000

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    A lot people are saying iPhone cannot drive HPs. Audio gurus, help me here !
     
  6. Jack Paton

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    Bowers and Wilkins (B. & W.) headphones are superb. "Mobile Concert Halls" indeed.
     
  7. Jerome G

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    If you want guru advice, check out the forums at headfi.org

    Personally, I think the Apple in-ears are great and you can get them on eBay for cheap
     
  8. Marianne

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    As I understand it, the iPhone won't drive high-end headphones with high impedance very well. You'll want to look for headphones with low impedance or get a portable amp. I have a pair of the B&W P5s that are specifically targeted at mobile devices like the iPhone and I love them.

    I would also recommend that you check out head-fi.org. However, the advice you'll find there will show that Skull Candy and the Dr. Dre Beats are NOT audiophile quality. Also, your price range will not get you true audiophile quality headphones, unfortunately.


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  9. Ddrumbum

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    50/50 for sure.
     
  10. avin7000

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    Then what should be my price range ? :)

    P5s are way out of my budget !

    Thank you :)
     

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