41points

Bang & Olufsen A8

88points

Sony WH-1000XM2

43points

Ultrasone HFI-450

Bang & Olufsen A8
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Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Sony WH-1000XM2 vs Ultrasone HFI-450

Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone HFI-450
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony WH-1000XM2
Ultrasone HFI-450

Why is Bang & Olufsen A8 better than Sony WH-1000XM2 & Ultrasone HFI-450?

  • Weight
    22gvs275,85g
  • Impedance
    19 Ohmsvs46,32 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Bang & Olufsen A8 & Ultrasone HFI-450?

  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs50,20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Ultrasone HFI-450 better than Bang & Olufsen A8 & Sony WH-1000XM2?

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    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
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    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

    22g

    275g

    85g

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    3g

    4.has a detachable cable
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

    5.can be folded
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

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

    6.has an in-ear form
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    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.

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    50Hz

    4Hz

    20Hz

    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

    20000Hz

    40000Hz

    20000Hz

    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 a neodymium magnet
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

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

    4.impedance

    19 Ohms

    46 Ohms

    32 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

    5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    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.

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    Power

    1.has a rechargeable battery
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    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.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    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
    Bang & Olufsen A8
    Sony WH-1000XM2
    Ultrasone HFI-450

    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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