52points

AKG K518

85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

57points

Philips SHE9105

95points

Sennheiser PXC 550

AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
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Sennheiser PXC 550
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AKG K518 vs Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Philips SHE9105 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is AKG K518 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Philips SHE9105 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than AKG K518 & Philips SHE9105 & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Philips SHE9105 better than AKG K518 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Lowest frequency
    7Hzvs16,20,17Hz
  • Weight
    13.4gvs150,271,227g
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32,28,490 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than AKG K518 & Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Philips SHE9105?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

3.weight

150g

271g

13.4g

227g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

5.has an in-ear form
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

6.can be folded
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

16Hz

20Hz

7Hz

17Hz

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

24000Hz

20000Hz

25000Hz

23000Hz

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
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

115dB/mW

98dB/mW

108dB/mW

110dB/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
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.impedance

32 Ohms

28 Ohms

16 Ohms

490 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.has an in-line control panel
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.can be used as a headset
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
AKG K518
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHE9105
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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