Product Comparison: RHA T20i vs Shure SE535

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General Specifications
About the Product
High fidelity, noise isolating, Dual Coil in-ear headphone with remote and microphone for Apple A high-resolution, high-end listening experience, featuring revolutionary technology, design and engineering.
SE535 Special Edition Sound Isolating Earphones feature triple high-definition drivers for enhanced high-end and rich bass with a unique red and grey colour scheme. Sound Isolating design keeps earphones in and noise out during exercise or travel, providing incredibly immersive audio. Red earphones with specially tuned frequency response, paired with a shorter, light-grey 3.5 mm audio cable make this earphone an audiophile favourite.
Size & Weight
2 in.
1 in.
0.8 in.
5.8 in.
1.8 in.
1.8 in.
1.44 oz.
2.4 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
RHA T20i High Fidelity Noise Isolating DualCoil In-Ear Headphones
  • The metallic finish and the connection jacks are simply fantastic. Very sturdy and if looked after they will last for a long time.
  • These are constructed of a flex coil metal covered in a heat shrink type sleeve, and this sleeve has a tendency to become saggy and uncomfortable to use, and in the year and a half I've had my T20s, I've had them replaced under RHAs excellent 3 year warranty.
  • They are heavy, but comfortable, solid & don't move whilst I'm running in them.
  • Very comfortable over the ear which provides excellent fit and great (passive) noise reduction
  • The weight is partly carried by the flexible cable, which one can hook over the ear, allowing for comfortable wear, without having the headphones drop out of the ears.
Shure SE535 +BT1-EFS Special Edition Sound Isolating Earphones
  • Make sure to get the Red ones rather than the bronze/silver normal SE535s. The treble doesn't roll off on these and the bass is also richer sounding. They are good for the price point.
  • They fit my ears perfectly, and these ones seem less likely to fall out than previous models. They're comfortable to wear and you barely notice them in.
  • Very robustly made and they look good - I did really want to like them more than I ended up doing.
  • Sound was terrible, build quality not what I'd expect.
  • If you wear glasses, the over ear fitting is uncomfortable
Headphone Fit
Cord Length
4.42 feet
3.8 feet
Built-In Microphone
activate Siri, Play/Pause, Start/End call, Volume, Next/Previous song
Volume, Start/End call
Sound Isolating
Water Resistant
RHA's revolutionary Hi-Res DualCoil Dynamic Drivers, 3 button remote and microphone for Apple devices, Interchangeable audio tuning filters
Triple high-definition drivers, Includes Bluetooth 4.1 communication cable, Up to 8 hours of battery life and 30 feet (10 meters) of range
What customers say about "Features"
RHA T20i High Fidelity Noise Isolating DualCoil In-Ear Headphones
  • The connector seems really sturdy and the whole thing just seems very well made. In-line microphone and volume controls are also a big plus, and something I didn't get on my custom IEMs.
  • The key advice for optimum sound quality, as others have noted, is to achieve a tight fit in the ear. Experiment with the wide variety of tips provided until you find something that works for you.
  • The sound is very clear, so if you like it flat then you will love these.
  • The sound is revolutionary and much much better than the previous version T10i, and it is easier to hold on the ear and lighter for they replaced the metal cable with a light rubber cable.
  • The cables are a different build/material to the older T20's and they seem far more sturdy.
Shure SE535 +BT1-EFS Special Edition Sound Isolating Earphones
  • They are very sensitive hence work perfectly with any phone or headphone amplifiers.
  • Sounds superb and the isolation is the best passive isolation in ear headphones I've owned.
  • Sound quality is very good (as far as I can tell - my ears ageing!)
  • These earphones are very easy to set up and pair with bluetooth devices practically instantly
  • The only downside is the wireless cable as after charging it for four or five times now full charge playing time have been reduced from 8 hours to 5 hours!!!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
3 year(s)
2 year(s)
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