46points

Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD

55points

Philips SHQ5200

Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
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Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD vs Philips SHQ5200

Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200
46
points
55
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD better than Philips SHQ5200?

  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs18Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Philips SHQ5200 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD?

  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs44 Ohms
  • 81g lighter
    99gvs180g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200

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-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200

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

180g

99g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.sweat resistant
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200

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

5.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

42000Hz

21000Hz

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

18Hz

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.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

101dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

44 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200

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.driver unit size

53mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW11LTD
Philips SHQ5200

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

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