Comparisons

iBasso IT01s vs iBasso IT01

The IT01 has more sub-bass quantity than the IT01s and the IT01s is able to extend its sub-bass greater. There is more punch from the IT01s while the IT01 brings out more rumble. The bass decay on the IT01s is faster with agility which contributes to a quicker presentation. Bass texture on the IT01 is rendered in a smoother manner. The mid-bass on the IT01 has more body and the slam takes on a more weighted approach. The midrange on the IT01s is much clearer and vocals are more prominent. The details retrieval is better on the IT01s. The IT01s has higher transparency level. The lower midrange on the IT01 has more body and contributes to a thicker expression. Male vocals are more present on the IT01. The upper midrange on the IT01s has additional forwardness with extra clarity. Female vocals are more engaging. For the treble section, the IT01s has more extension than the IT01 and there is a greater amount of air rendered. The IT01s presents the treble in a more lively manner and it is exciting to listen to. Lastly, for the soundstage, the expansion on both is natural while the IT01s has extra width magnitude. The depth on the IT01s is greater.

iBasso IT01s vs Dunu Falcon-C

The Falcon-C has more sub-bass quantity with slightly greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the Falcon-C provides greater rumble. The bass decay on the IT01s is quicker and the agility creates a pacey performance. The bass texture on both is rendered smoothly. The mid-bass on the Falcon-C has extra quantity and the slam is delivered with a weighted feeling. Each bass note on the Falcon-C is articulated with a stronger hit. The midrange on the IT01s has better transparency with a smoother and cleaner expression. The Falcon-C expresses its midrange with extra warmth. The lower midrange on the Falcon-C has greater quantity which benefits the reproduction of male vocals but with reduced presence. The upper midrange on the Falcon-C has slightly more forwardness with a higher intimacy level but female vocals on the IT01s are more controlled and less aggressive. For the treble section, the IT01s has better extension than the Falcon-C and the crisp is well-defined. There is more sparkle on the IT01s. The amount of air rendered on the IT01s is greater which contributes to an airier feeling. Lastly, the soundstage expansion on both is natural. Both the width and depth on the IT01s have greater magnitude. The IT01s is able to provide a holographic feeling.

iBasso IT01s vs TFZ Secret Garden HD

The Secret Garden HD has more sub-bass quantity than the the IT01s and the extension on the IT01s is slightly greater. The bass decay on the IT01s is quicker and the nimbleness creates a speedy performance. The bass texture on the Secret Garden HD is rendered more smoothly. The mid-bass on the Secret Garden HD has more body and the slam is delivered with authority. Each bass note on the Secret Garden HD is articulated with a robust hit while the IT01s takes on a clinical and precise approach. The midrange on the IT01s has better clarity and it boasts higher transparency level. The lower midrange on the Secret Garden HD has more quantity and male vocals benefit from it with fuller body. The upper midrange on the IT01s is more forward and the extra emphasis boosts the presentation of female vocals. For the treble, the IT01s has better extension with greater amount of air rendered. The Secret Garden HD has additional treble body. Treble on the IT01s has better crisp with extra sparkle. In terms of soundstage, the expansion on both is natural. The width magnitude on the IT01s is greater and the depth of the Secret Garden HD is slightly more closed in. There is a more open feeling on the IT01s.

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