Product Comparison: Etymotic Research HF2 vs Etymotic Research HF3


General Specifications
Brand
Etymotic Research
Etymotic Research
Model
HF2
HF3
Origin
China
China
About the Product
The Etymotic hf2 Noise Isolating Headset & Earphones are rated at an impressive 35 - 42dB of ambient noise isolation, and are regarded as leaders in blocking ambient noise and keeping listeners focused on their music playlists and phone conversations.
No compromise, high-performance noise-isolating earphones with headset that deliver best-in-class benefits and superior value, perfectly matched to the latest product innovations from most music players that support a 3.5mm stereo phone plug.
Key Specs
Type
Straight
Straight
Driver Configuration
Single driver
Single driver
Sound Isolating
Passive
Passive
Cable Length
3.94 ft.
4 ft.
Removable Cable
No
No
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Etymotic Research HF2 In-Ear Headphones
  • Very clear sound. Simply amazing.
  • Excellent mids and high. Perfect for me!
  • I can hear the highs and lows when listening to my favorite music or watching a move. Good sound.
  • Outstanding sound. Good product. I like it.
  • If you are a bass fan, don't buy these.
Etymotic Research HF3 In-Ear Headphones
  • Low profile, great sound, nice "noise reduction".
  • The HF3s are great sounding. Good product.
  • Crisp, insightful, transparent sound.
  • Brilliant clear sound. Great for my needs!
  • Sound quality is spot on for me - I prefer a balanced rather than too much bass.
Size & Weight
Height
8.6 in.
6.5 in.
Width
4.1 in.
3.75 in.
Depth
2 in.
2 in.
Weight
3.2 oz.
3.17 oz.
Features
Eartips Material
Silicone
Foam / Silicone
Style
Unisex
Unisex
Color
Black/Red
Black
Water Resistant
No
No
Controls
Answer / Hang up
Volume, Answer / Hang up, Play / Pause, Next track, Previous track
Built-In Microphone
Yes
Yes
Extras
ACCU driver, Optimized for use with smartphones, Kevlar Reinforced Cable, Sliding Cable Adjuster
Soft-touch finish, Close-proximity high sensitivity microphone, Achieves highest output sensitivity, Reinforced cable for durability
What customers say about "Features"
Etymotic Research HF2 In-Ear Headphones
  • I bought these to used with my Galaxy Note 2 and they are remarkable. Good quality.
  • Great for phone calls, which are clear and crisp.
  • Sound isolation very good as well. Fits good.
  • Awesome noise isolation for calls. I like it.
  • I strongly recommend this product. Fits my ears well. Good and durable cable.
Etymotic Research HF3 In-Ear Headphones
  • I found that these fitted very comfortable.
  • I would recommend these headphones as the are comfortable in the ear.
  • Truly great sound. Good fit my ears.
  • After 5 months of daily use, the connector has become worn.
  • Simply not durable enough for day-to-day use.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Manufacturer Warranty
2 year(s)
2 year(s)
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
84.95 $


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