67points

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x

73points

Phaz P5

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Comparison winner
Philips SHB8750NC
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20 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Phaz P5 vs Philips SHB8750NC

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC
67
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73
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92
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M40x better than Phaz P5 & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Phaz P5 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Audio-Technica ATH-M40x & Phaz P5?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has included ear pads
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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

5.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

4.driver unit size

40mm

42mm

32mm

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

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Audeze LCD2 Classic

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Phaz P5
Philips SHB8750NC

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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