55points

Able Planet SH180GMM

49points

Nixon Apollo

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Able Planet SH180GMM vs Nixon Apollo

Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

Why is Able Planet SH180GMM better than Nixon Apollo?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Nixon Apollo better than Able Planet SH180GMM?

  • 227.5g lighter
    90gvs317.5g
  • 12dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    112dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a straight plug
  • 0.3m longer cable
    1.5mvs1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

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 SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

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

3.weight

317.5g

90g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

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

5.travel bag is included
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

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

112dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

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

2.can be used as a headset
Able Planet SH180GMM
Nixon Apollo

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.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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