Beats by Dre PowerbeatsSony MDR-XB50AP/B
Top 69%208 points
Top 69%
Top 30%478 points
Top 30%
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Beats by Dre Powerbeats vs Sony MDR-XB50AP/B: 15 facts in comparison

1. weight

22g lighter.

2. 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 Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
35% have it

3. 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 Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
73% have it

4. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
45% have it

5. 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 Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
34% have it

6. 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 Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
74% have it

7. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
44% have it

8. 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 Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
31% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
55% have it

10. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
65% have it

11. number of microphones

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

12. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
10% have it

13. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

14. 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 Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
87% have it

15. 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 Powerbeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP/B
33% have it

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