77points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

100points

Sennheiser PXC 550

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
77
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
100
points
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    15Hzvs17Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 10h longer battery life
    ?

    40hvs30h
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4.2
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

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

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 83g lighter
    227gvs310g
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    ?

    3vs1
  • 4h shorter charge time
    ?

    3hvs7h
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

310g

227g

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

28000Hz

23000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

15Hz

17Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

99dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.impedance
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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

38 Ohms

46 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550

Power

1.Battery life
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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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

40h

30h

2.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

7h

3h

3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

5

4.2

2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

3

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

1

2

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