75points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7

68points

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)

92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

87points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7 vs Beats by Dre Studio (2013) vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony MDR-XB950B1

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7 better than Beats by Dre Studio (2013) & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Has a removable battery

Why is Beats by Dre Studio (2013) better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7 & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7 & Beats by Dre Studio (2013) & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs20,40,24 Ohms
  • Weight
    221.1gvs280,260,245g

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7 & Beats by Dre Studio (2013) & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Highest frequency
    28000Hzvs22000,20000,22000Hz
  • Has included ear pads

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.has a detachable cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

4.weight

280g

260g

221.1g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

28000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

3.has a neodymium magnet
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

20 Ohms

40 Ohms

18 Ohms

24 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 Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 battery level indicator
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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 Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

2

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H7
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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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