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Updated January 10, 2024·

The HifiMan Arya Stealth headphones offer exceptional sound quality and a wide soundstage, which is ideal for audiophiles seeking an immersive experience for music at home. However, they are pricey, have an open design which leaks sound and doesn't isolate noise well, making them unsuitable for noisy environments and on-the-go listening. In contrast, the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless earbuds are more affordable, offer good sound quality, secure fit for exercise, and portability. They provide a closed design with better noise isolation, and their low latency mode makes them suitable for gaming. If cost and versatility are priorities and you need something for active use, go with the Razer. If you value top-tier sound above all and mainly listen in quiet spaces, the HifiMan Arya Stealth could be the better option. Give Feedback

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Advantages of the HifiMan Arya Stealth
  • Best in class for music
  • Excellent for TV and video
  • Very good for podcasts and audiobooks
Advantages of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless
  • Very good for gaming
  • Good for exercise
  • Very good for air travel

Key differences

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Music

10.0
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
6.6
The HifiMan Arya Stealth is best in class for music, while the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless is only fair.

Gaming

7.1
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
8.6
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless is very good for gaming, while the HifiMan Arya Stealth is good.

Podcasts and Audiobooks

8.1
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
5.6
The HifiMan Arya Stealth is very good for podcasts and audiobooks, while the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless is poor.

TV and Video

9.4
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
7.9
The HifiMan Arya Stealth is excellent for TV and video, while the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless is good.

Noise Reduction

2.5
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
8.1
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless is very good for noise reduction, while the HifiMan Arya Stealth is poor.

Battery

N/A
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
5.0 Hours
The HifiMan Arya Stealth does not have a battery. The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless has 5 hours of battery life.

Cost

$759
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
$116
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The HifiMan Arya Stealth has a price of $759 and the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless costs $116.
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Key similarities

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Phone Calls

5.1
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
5.4
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless and HifiMan Arya Stealth are both poor for phone calls.

Build Quality

9.0
Arya Stealth
Hammerhead True Wireless
8.7
Although they have very similar scores, PerfectRec considers HifiMan Arya Stealth to have excellent build quality, while the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless has very good build quality.

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How the HifiMan Arya Stealth and the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless compare to other earbuds and headphones

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Spec Comparison

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HifiMan Arya StealthRazer Hammerhead True Wireless
HifiMan Arya StealthRazer Hammerhead True Wireless

GENERAL

Price
$759
$116
Brand
HifiManRazer
Release Date
November 1, 2018August 1, 2021
Form Factor
HeadphonesEarbuds
Connectivity
WiredWireless

SOUND

Music Score
10/106.6/10
Phone Calls Score
5.1/105.5/10
Gaming Score
7.2/108.7/10
TV and Video Score
9.5/107.9/10
Exercise Score
4.5/107.3/10

PERFORMANCE

Battery life
N/A5 Hours
Wireless charging
N/ANo
Charging time
N/A1 Hours
Bluetooth version
N/A5.2
Case Battery Life
N/A36

FEATURES

Active Noise Cancelling
NoYes
Noise Reduction Score
2.5/108.2/10
Virtual Surround
N/ANo
Android App
N/AYes
iOS App
N/AYes
Mic Quality
N/A8.5/10

BUILD AND DESIGN

Build Quality
9/108.7/10
Comfort score
8.4/108.2/10
Size
N/ASmall
Weight (headset or single earbud)
408.2 Grams5 Grams
Microphone style
N/AIntegrated

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Headphonesty

Eric D Hieger | October 2022
"The Arya can easily be end-game headphones for 99% of consumers, satisfying most audio desires. Priced well above USD$1000, the Arya are obviously and gloriously not for the mass market consumer; they are designed and built by enthusiasts for enthusiasts – especially those who view their expenses on this level of gear as investments."

Razer Hammerhead True Wireless

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The Verge

Chris Welch | August 2019
"This latest set is more “Pro” than not in both looks and features: they offer active noise cancellation, a low-latency gaming mode, and have switched to a in-ear design with silicone tips. Just like many of the company’s laptops and gaming accessories, the 2021 Hammerhead True Wireless include Razer’s full Chroma RGB system. It makes for what Razer calls “the ultimate wireless earbud flex.”"

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About HifiMan

HiFiMAN is a Chinese, high-end, audio product manufacturer, with 20 years of experience, that specializes in amplifiers, digital audio players and planar magnetic headphones, some of which have become a staple in the audiophile community such as the entry-level Sundara, the midrange Edition X, and the very well-regarded, high-end, Arya.

About Razer

Razer is an American-Singaporean hardware manufacturer aimed specifically toward the gaming market. They manufacture a very wide array of gaming laptops, tablets, phones, peripherals and, of course, headphones and earbuds both wired and wireless. Since 2016, Razer has owned the THX suite, aimed at quality assurance of audiovisual systems such as speaker sets, video game consoles and even movie theaters.

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