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Able Planet SH180GMM vs Sony MDR-XB50AP: 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
24000Hz

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
4Hz

3. weight

309.5g lighter.
317.5g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
8g

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 SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
46% 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 SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
34% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
100dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
110dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Able Planet SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
72% have it

8. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Able Planet SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
39% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Able Planet SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
32% have it

10. 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 SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
45% have it

11. 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 SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
38% have it

12. 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 SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
76% have it

13. 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 SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
31% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Able Planet SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
63% have it

15. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

16. 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 SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
86% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
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 SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
23% have it

19. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Able Planet SH180GMM
Sony MDR-XB50AP
33% have it
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