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Top 61%
Top 22%533 points
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Beats by Dre Heartbeats vs Sony MDR-XB950N1: 22 facts in comparison

1. weight

270g lighter.

2. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
49% have it

3. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
35% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
73% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
26% 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
38% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
31% have it

8. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
34% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
44% have it

10. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
31% have it

11. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
74% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
55% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
15% have it

14. 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
42% have it

15. control panel placed on a device

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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
13% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
65% 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
7% have it

19. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4% 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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
87% have it

21. has an in-ear form

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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
33% have it

22. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-XB950N1
2% have it

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