Able Planet ANC XNC230BSennheiser HD 218i
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Able Planet ANC XNC230B
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Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs Sennheiser HD 218i: 16 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
19Hz

3. weight

271g lighter.
363g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
92g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser HD 218i
48% have it

5. 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
Sennheiser HD 218i
33% have it

6. 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
108dB/mW

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser HD 218i
31% have it

8. 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
Sennheiser HD 218i
44% have it

9. 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
Sennheiser HD 218i
36% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser HD 218i
75% 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
Sennheiser HD 218i
32% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sennheiser HD 218i
64% have it

13. 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
Sennheiser HD 218i
13% have it

14. cable length

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

16. 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
Sennheiser HD 218i
22% have it

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