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Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs Philips SHB9100: 19 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
21000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
18Hz

3. weight

223g lighter.
363g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
140g

4. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
33% have it

5. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
121dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
103dB/mW

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
31% have it

7. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
44% have it

8. can be used as a headset

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
36% have it

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
75% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
54% have it

11. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
32% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
16% have it

13. control panel placed on a device

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
14% have it

14. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
42% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
64% have it

16. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
13% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.52m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

18. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
22% have it

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Philips SHB9100
87% have it

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