Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4Sony MDR-NC500D
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Top 52%
Top 24%515 points
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs Sony MDR-NC500D: 20 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.

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

40g lighter.

4. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
35% have it

5. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
73% have it

6. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
38% have it

7. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
45% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
31% 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.

10. is used as a headset

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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
34% 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
31% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
15% have it

13. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
42% have it

14. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
13% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
65% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
8% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

18. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
7% have it

19. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
7% have it

20. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-NC500D
87% have it

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