53points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25

39points

Philips SHP8500

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Comparison winner
Philips SHP8500
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22 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25 vs Philips SHP8500

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25 better than Philips SHP8500?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    20 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 456g lighter
    ?

    104gvs560g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Philips SHP8500 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • 0.6mm bigger diaphragm
    ?

    40.6mmvs40mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
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
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
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.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

104g

560g

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.
5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

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

20000Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
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.
5.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

106dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC25
Philips SHP8500
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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