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Updated January 10, 2024·

The 7hz Timeless have a higher score for music listening quality and a wider soundstage, but lack a microphone, making them less suitable for calls and meetings. They are wired and don't support wireless connectivity, providing a stable connection for music and TV without worry of battery drain, but this means they're not as convenient for exercise or travel. The Grado GT220, on the other hand, are slightly more expensive, but offer wireless freedom and a microphone suitable for calls. With a moderate sound quality score and wireless charging, they are more versatile for different use cases, including exercise and travel. They are also more portable, and the earbuds are sweatproof, enhancing their durability during workouts. The choice between these two depends on whether you prioritize sound quality and a wider soundstage over wireless convenience and multifunctionality. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the 7hz Timeless
  • Very good for music
  • Good for TV and video
Advantages of the Grado GT220
  • Good for air travel
  • Very good for podcasts and audiobooks

Key differences

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Music

8.6
Timeless
GT220
6.3
The 7hz Timeless is very good for music, while the Grado GT220 is only fair.

Gaming

6.6
Timeless
GT220
5.1
The 7hz Timeless is only fair for gaming, while the Grado GT220 is poor.

Phone Calls

4.3
Timeless
GT220
6.9
The Grado GT220 is only fair for phone calls, while the 7hz Timeless is poor.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

6.8
Timeless
GT220
8.8
The Grado GT220 is very good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the 7hz Timeless is only fair.

TV and Video

7.8
Timeless
GT220
5.5
The 7hz Timeless is good for TV and video, while the Grado GT220 is poor.

Battery

N/A
Timeless
GT220
5.5 Hours
The 7hz Timeless does not have a battery. The Grado GT220 has 5.5 hours of battery life.

Cost

$170
Timeless
GT220
$259
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The 7hz Timeless has a price of $170 and the Grado GT220 costs $259.
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Key similarities

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Noise Reduction

5.3
Timeless
GT220
5.3
The 7hz Timeless and Grado GT220 are both poor for noise reduction.

Build Quality

8.5
Timeless
GT220
8.8
The Grado GT220 and 7hz Timeless both have very good build quality.

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How the 7hz Timeless and the Grado GT220 compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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7hz TimelessGrado GT220
7hz TimelessGrado GT220

GENERAL

Price
$170
$259
Brand
7hzGrado
Release Date
August 1, 2021September 1, 2020
Form Factor
EarbudsEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
8.6/106.4/10
Phone Calls Score
4.3/107/10
Gaming Score
6.7/105.2/10
TV and Video Score
7.8/105.5/10
Exercise Score
4.3/106.2/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A5.5 Hours
Wireless charging
N/AYes
Charging time
N/A2 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5
Case Battery Life
N/A36

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoNo
Noise Reduction Score
5.3/105.3/10
Virtual Surround
N/ANo
Android App
N/ANo
iOS App
N/ANo
Mic Quality
N/A6/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
8.5/108.8/10
Comfort score
7/107.6/10
Size
LargeSmall
Weight (headset or single earbud)
5.5 Grams5 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated

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7hz Timeless

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Headphonesty

Kazi Mahbub Mutakabbir | May 2023
"7Hz picked a bold name for the Timeless and frankly, got very close to justifying their word choice. Most importantly, the Timeless are good to go in stock form, so you don’t have to worry about source-matching and such. I can recommend the 7Hz Timeless to those who do not mind a dash of brightness up top, want a taste of planar in IEM form, and want one of the most resolving pair of earphones in the $150 - $300 price range."

Grado GT220

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Major HiFi

Alex Schiffer | October 2020
"With its superb and functional interface and its highly satisfying imaging, Grado has shown a new talent for delivering a solid true wireless system, and with future improvements, has the potential to really be one of the best."

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About Grado

Grado Labs is a small, family-owned, business based in Brooklyn New York that specializes in high-end, boutique, dynamic headphones and turntable cartridges. They boast a particular house sound, that is to say their products have a particular sound signature unique to Grado, that some audiophiles seem to really like and are unable to find anywhere else. Their high-end headphones are all hand made, completely in house, from a variety of exotic woods and materials going so far as to making one of their most popular products out of hemp.

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