Comparisons

Fearless S4 vs Rose BR5 MKII

The S4 has slightly more sub-bass quantity and it has better extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the S4 provides a stronger rumble. The bass decay on the BR5 MKII is quicker which elevates the overall agility. The bass texture on the S4 is rendered with additional smoothness. The mid-bass on the S4 takes on a fuller approach which helps to express the slam with a weighted feeling. Each bass note on the S4 is articulated with a robust hit. The midrange on the S4 is more musical than the BR5 MKII with a soothing expression. Emotions on the S4 are conveyed better. The definition on the BR5 MKII is sharper with higher transparency level. The lower midrange on the S4 is fuller than the BR5 MKII and male vocals are presented better with ample body. The upper midrange on the BR5 MKII has a stronger emphasis and the additional boost results in a more forward female vocals display. The S4 takes on a soothing approach. In the treble section, the BR5 MKII has slightly better extension than the S4. The amount of air rendered on the BR5 MKII is greater. The crisp has slightly more definition on the BR5 MKII with additional sparkle. Treble presentation on the S4 is less thin with a smoother and controlled expression. For the soundstage, the S4 has a more natural expression and it has a greater width magnitude. The depth on the BR5 MKII is less closed in with an effective amount of space rendered. The S4 provides a fuller feeling.

Fearless S4 vs Shozy & Neo BG

The S4 has more sub-bass quantity than the BG and the BG commands greater extension. The sub-bass reproduction on the BG is expressed in a more agile manner and rumble is quick. The bass decay on the BG is quicker than the S4 while the bass texture on the S4 is rendered in a smoother manner. The mid-bass on the S4 is fuller than the BG and there is a more weighted slam. Each bass note on the BG is articulated in a more incisive manner while the S4 presents more weight. The midrange on the S4 is smoother than the BG with lushness while the BG expresses its midrange with additional presence and clarity. Vocals on the S4 are more laid-back with a soothing feeling. The lower midrange on the S4 has more body than the BG and male vocals are presented in a thicker manner but with reduced presence. The upper midrange on the BG has additional forwardness and this boost elevates the intimacy of female vocals. The extra energy creates a more inviting listen. For the treble section, the BG has the edge in extension. The amount of air rendered is greater on the BG. The sparkle on the BG is more apparent which contributes to the livelier treble expression on the BG. The S4 is smooth with a relaxing and fatigue-free listen. Lastly, in terms of soundstage, the expansion on both is natural. The width magnitude on the S4 is greater and the depth on the BG is less closed in.

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