43points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

67points

Philips SHB8000

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X vs Philips SHB8000

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Philips SHB8000
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
67
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Philips SHB8000

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X better than Philips SHB8000?

  • 14300Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs20700Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs18Hz
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
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    53mmvs40mm
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Philips SHB8000 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 137g lighter
    128gvs265g
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

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$144.50

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

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Philips SHB8000
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

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Philips SHB8000
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Philips SHB8000
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

128g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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Philips SHB8000
6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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Philips SHB8000

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

35000Hz

20700Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

18Hz

3.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

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Philips SHB8000
4.impedance
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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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

38 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

53mm

40mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
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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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Philips SHB8000

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Philips SHB8000

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Philips SHB8000
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
Philips SHB8000

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

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Philips SHB8000
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

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Philips SHB8000

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