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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Philips SHP8500
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Philips SHP8500
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 vs Philips SHP8500: 14 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
28000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

385g lighter.
175g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
560g

4. impedance

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.
47 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
32 Ohms

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Philips SHP8500
35% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
100dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
106dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Philips SHP8500
68% have it

8. has stereo speakers

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-WS77
Philips SHP8500
75% have it

9. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

10. has an over-the-ear form

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-WS77
Philips SHP8500
39% have it

11. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Philips SHP8500
30% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Philips SHP8500
49% have it

13. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Philips SHP8500
81% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

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