49points

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X

94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

60points

Sony XBA-H3

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony XBA-H3

Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3
49
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94
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60
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony XBA-H3?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X & Sony XBA-H3?

  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs34,40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Sony XBA-H3 better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs23000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs10,18Hz
  • Weight
    10gvs150,221.1g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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.weight

150g

221.1g

10g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

23000Hz

22000Hz

40000Hz

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

10Hz

18Hz

3Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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

102dB/mW

113dB/mW

107dB/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.impedance

34 Ohms

18 Ohms

40 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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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.

4.Has WiFi
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-WS33X
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony XBA-H3

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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