50points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT

58points

Philips SHB8000

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT vs Philips SHB8000

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT better than Philips SHB8000?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • 1.2 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs3
  • 3300Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20700Hz
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Has voice prompts
    ?
  • 98g lighter
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    30gvs128g

Why is Philips SHB8000 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 28mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs12mm
  • 5m greater wireless connectivity range
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    15mvs10m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Can be folded
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Price comparison

Design

1.sweat resistance
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
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.
5.weight

30g

128g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
2.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.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.
5.driver unit size

12mm

40mm

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

24000Hz

20700Hz

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

Microphone

1.number of microphones

2

1

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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Philips SHB8000
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4.2

3

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
2.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
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.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

15m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
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.
2.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
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.
3.has voice commands
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.impedance

16 Ohms

32 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.
4.has an L-shaped plug
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
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.
5.has a straight plug
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
6.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC100BT
Philips SHB8000
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

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