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Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT

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Philips SHB8850NC

Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
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Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT vs Philips SHB8850NC

Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT?

  • 68g lighter
    232gvs300g
  • 19 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs35 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

300g

232g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.can be folded
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Philips SHB8850NC

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

10Hz

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

40000Hz

22000Hz

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
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

100dB/mW

105dB/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
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

35 Ohms

16 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
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

4h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

4.has a removable battery
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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
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Philips SHB8850NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

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

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

6.Has WiFi
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

3.can be used as a headset
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

6.has voice commands
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

2.can be controlled remotely
Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT
Philips SHB8850NC

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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