58points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition

53points

Sony XBA-H2

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition vs Sony XBA-H2

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2
58
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53
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Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition better than Sony XBA-H2?

  • 10 Ohms lower impedance
    30 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony XBA-H2 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 222g lighter
    8gvs230g
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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

230g

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

6.travel bag is included
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

4Hz

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

22000Hz

25000Hz

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.sound pressure level

97dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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

5.impedance

30 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.driver unit size

40mm

13.5mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 Limited Edition
Sony XBA-H2

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

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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