61points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD

66points

Philips ActionFit Earhook

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD vs Philips ActionFit Earhook

Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD better than Philips ActionFit Earhook?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Philips ActionFit Earhook better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD?

  • 217.8g lighter
    66.2gvs284g
  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

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-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

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

284g

66.2g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

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

5.has an in-ear form
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Philips ActionFit Earhook

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.

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

15Hz

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

28000Hz

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-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

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

99dB/mW

102dB/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.driver unit size

45mm

9mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

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

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M50RD
Philips ActionFit Earhook

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.

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