81points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

88points

Philips SHB8850NC

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Philips SHB8850NC

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC
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88
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Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT?

  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 78g lighter
    232gvs310g
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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 a detachable cable
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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.

4.weight

310g

232g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

6.sweat resistant
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

45000Hz

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

2.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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

4.sound pressure level

97dB/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.impedance

38 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

5h

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-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

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-DSR9BT
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-DSR9BT
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-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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.can be used as a headset
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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.

3.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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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

5.has voice commands
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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.

6.has an accelerometer
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

For example

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

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