71points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

92points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
71
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
92
points
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs17Hz
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 10h longer battery life
    ?

    40hvs30h
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    38 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    5vs4.2
  • Has voice prompts
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Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 83g lighter
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    227gvs310g
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 2 more microphone(s)
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    3vs1
  • 4h shorter charge time
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    3hvs7h

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

Buy used:

$28.16

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones(Renewed)
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$162.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR30BT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT Wireless Bluetooth Headset (Charcoal Gray) Bundle with Slappa Full-Sized HardBody Pro Headphone Case, Blucoil USB Wall Adapter, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Extension Cable
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$109.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-DSR7BT Wireless Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-DSR7BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Pure Digital Drive - (Renewed)
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$59.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Wireless Monitor...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Wireless Monitor Headphone Bundle with FiiO BTA10 Bluetooth Adapter for Audio Technica M-Series Headphones
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-CK3TWBL Wireless in-E...Audio-Technica ATH-CK3TWBL Wireless in-Ear Headphones, Blue, Bluetooth 5.0, Water-Resistant, 6 hr Battery
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$99.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$128.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black with Xpix HardBody Headphone Case and Accessory Bundle
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$199.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed Back Head...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed Back Headphones for Studio Mixing and Personal Listening Bundle with A1 Portable Headphone Amp, Blucoil 6' 3.5mm Extension Cable, and Full-Sized Headphone Case
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$169.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$179.00

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
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$218.49
Sennheiser PXC 550 walmartSennheiser 506514 Pxc 550 Wireless Headp...Sennheiser 506514 Pxc 550 Wireless Headphone Headset, Black
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$349.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
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-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

310g

227g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

17Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

28000Hz

23000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

38 Ohms

46 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.

Power

1.Battery life

40h

30h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

7h

3h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

5

4.2

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

Buy used:

$28.16

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones(Renewed)
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$162.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR30BT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BT Wireless Bluetooth Headset (Charcoal Gray) Bundle with Slappa Full-Sized HardBody Pro Headphone Case, Blucoil USB Wall Adapter, and 3-FT USB 2.0 Extension Cable
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$109.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-DSR7BT Wireless Over-...Audio-Technica ATH-DSR7BT Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Pure Digital Drive - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$59.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Wireless Monitor...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Wireless Monitor Headphone Bundle with FiiO BTA10 Bluetooth Adapter for Audio Technica M-Series Headphones
Amazon logo
$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-CK3TWBL Wireless in-E...Audio-Technica ATH-CK3TWBL Wireless in-Ear Headphones, Blue, Bluetooth 5.0, Water-Resistant, 6 hr Battery
Amazon logo
$99.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$128.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black with Xpix HardBody Headphone Case and Accessory Bundle
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$199.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed Back Head...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed Back Headphones for Studio Mixing and Personal Listening Bundle with A1 Portable Headphone Amp, Blucoil 6' 3.5mm Extension Cable, and Full-Sized Headphone Case
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$169.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
walmart logo
$179.00

Sennheiser PXC 550

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser PXC 550 AmazonSennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard ...Sennheiser PXC 550 Wireless – NoiseGard Adaptive Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone with Touch Sensitive Control and 30-Hour Battery Life
Amazon logo
$218.49
Sennheiser PXC 550 walmartSennheiser 506514 Pxc 550 Wireless Headp...Sennheiser 506514 Pxc 550 Wireless Headphone Headset, Black
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$349.95

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