48points

Able Planet ANC XNC230B

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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Why is Able Planet ANC XNC230B better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Able Planet ANC XNC230B & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Able Planet ANC XNC230B & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Able Planet ANC XNC230B & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.

4.weight

363g

271g

221.1g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

18Hz

18Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

121dB/mW

98dB/mW

113dB/mW

113dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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