Today we’ll talk about a French brand named Focal. The company has been designing and manufacturing loudspeakers, audio speakers, amplifiers and it has also been manufacturing headphones more recently. With its technology and innovation, the company has earned its place among the leaders of the Audio industry.
We’ll now compare the headphones made by this brand. One is Focal Celestee and the other one is Focal Elegia. Let’s see which one has amazing features.
Focal Celestee Vs Focal Elegia: Rating and price chart
|Particular||Focal Celestee||Focal Elegia|
|Price( US Dollars)||$990||$554.99|
Focal Celestee Vs Focal Elegia: Comparison chart
|Particular||Focal Celestee||Focal Elegia|
|Headphone form factor||over-ear||over-ear|
|Driver size||1.6″/ 40mm||1.57″/ 39.88 mm|
|diaphragm||magnesium, aluminium coated||magnesium, aluminium coated|
|impedance||35 ohms||35 ohms|
|Active noise cancellation||no||no|
|Frequency response||5-23 kHz||5-23 kHz|
|sensitivity||105 dB SPL/mW at 1 kHz||105 dB at 1 kHz/ 1mW|
|Total Harmonic distortion (THD)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Audio connector to the source||1×1/8″ /3.5 mm TRS male||1×1/8″ /3.5 mm TRS straight|
|Adapter||1/ 4″ TRS||1/ 4″ TRS|
|Connector to the ear piece||2×2.5 mm TS male||2×1/8″ /3.5 mm|
|Cable design||Y type||Y type|
|cable length||3.9′ / 1.2 m||3.94′ / 1.20 m(flat)|
|item dimensions||12.5×12×7.5 inches||5.05×10.05×10.05 inches|
|item weight||4.60 lbs||4.00 lbs|
|inside the box||cable with 3.5mm TRS jack, 3.5 mm to 1/ 4″ Adapter, and a hardshell carry case||a 3.5 mm to 1/ 4″ adapter, cable, a hard shell carrying case|
|warranty||1 year||1 year|
Focal Celestee has a modern design with a luxurious finish. These headphones are enhanced with the use of high-quality materials. Their headbands, earpads and ear cups are crafted with a navy blue semi-aniline leather finish. The headband is combined with leather on the outside and microfiber on the inside while the earcups are covered in leather and with a stainless steel grille. The aluminium yoke is made in such a way that it moulds perfectly to the head providing excellent grip and great comfort. Their soft copper details on speaker driver grille, cable connector, rings etc make these headphones look sophisticated.
Focal elegia has an ergonomic design which makes them very comfortable. These headphones have a high-end closed-back design for home use and are on the go. It has a perforated microfiber leather headband and solid aluminium yoke which moulds to head shape. Focal elegiacs black and silver design gives it a sleek and classy look. The 20 mm of memory foam on each earcup makes your ear feel like they’re resting on a super soft sofa.
Focal Celestee is one of the best closed-back headphones for home and on the go use. They feature remarkable sound performance and boast outstanding tonal balance, incredible bass extension with precise treble and high mids that delights any music lover. It delivers music in such a way that you’ll feel like you’re sitting in the front row of a concert.
Focal elegia provides excellent sound isolation. There is no Active Noise Cancellation but due to its closed-back design and comfortable fit to ears, it feels like it is there. These headphones provide amazing tonal balance, even the tiniest sound details at both high and low frequencies.
The Focal Celestee includes 40mm aluminium/magnesium electrodynamic full-range speaker drivers which deliver extraordinary dynamics and a linear frequency that extends to 23kHz. The drivers are M shaped domes that increase the sound clarity and prevent resonance. They have low impedance (35 ohms) that ensures strong and clear sound when used with a portable audio player. The semi-aniline earpad and earcups provide comfort and soundproofing of the headphones.
Focal elegia comes with new generation electrodynamic transducers that provide great elongation and a linear, extended frequency response of 23kHz. These headphones are equipped with a half roll NBR surround whose geometry guarantees a lightweight moving part that is under control even at the lowest frequencies and high volumes. They have 40mm M shaped aluminium/magnesium inverted dome full speaker drivers whose large surface area makes listening sensational. They provide very good ambient soundproofing and perform well when it is connected to a portable audiophile player.
- The headphone is beautifully crafted, loved the fit and a nice clear sound. I liked how it gives you nice deep sounding bass in a nice crisp way without bleeding into the mid section.
- A very well balanced set of headphones. Great pairing and it works well with an iPhone.
- The headband is quite tight for people with big heads so it is difficult to use for a long time.
- The headphone doesn’t bloat the mid bass region and gives a more realistic version of what the recording contains.
- The sound is clear but not booming bass.
- It would be great if the cord was long enough.
Focal Celestee Vs Focal Elegia: Final verdict
|Particular||Focal Celestee Vs Focal Elegia||Which is better?|
|Design concept||Both the headphones are similar in design and are comfortable. The only difference is in their colour||Can prefer anyone as per your choice|
|Sound quality||Both of them have the same speaker drivers and have low impedance. Active noise cancellation is not present in either of them.||Can prefer anyone|
|Customer reviews||The Focal Elegia has more positive customer reviews than Focal Celestee||Focal Elegia|
|price||Focal elegia is much cheaper yet effective than Focal Celestee||Focal Elegia|