62points

Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B

66points

RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01

88points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

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RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
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Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B vs RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01 vs Sony MDR-XB950B1

Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1
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Why is Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B better than RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01 & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Has a straight plug

Why is RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01 better than Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Weight
    15gvs113,245g
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B & RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01?

  • Highest frequency
    28000Hzvs20000,20000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs8,20Hz
  • Sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs100,91dB/mW
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

113g

15g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

28000Hz

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

8Hz

20Hz

3Hz

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

100dB/mW

91dB/mW

105dB/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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Able Planet Clear Harmony Sound SI1000B
RaidSonic Icy Box IB-EPh01
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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