55points

Able Planet SH180GMM

61points

Philips CitiScape Downtown

Able Planet SH180GMM
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Able Planet SH180GMM vs Philips CitiScape Downtown

Able Planet SH180GMM
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Able Planet SH180GMM
Philips CitiScape Downtown

Why is Able Planet SH180GMM better than Philips CitiScape Downtown?

  • 80.5g lighter
    317.5gvs398g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips CitiScape Downtown better than Able Planet SH180GMM?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Philips CitiScape Downtown

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 an over-the-ear form
Able Planet SH180GMM
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

3.weight

317.5g

398g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
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Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

5.can be folded
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Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

6.has a tangle free cable
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Philips CitiScape Downtown

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Able Planet SH180GMM
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

102dB/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 SH180GMM
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet SH180GMM
Philips CitiScape Downtown

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
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Philips CitiScape Downtown

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
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Philips CitiScape Downtown

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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