50points

Beats by Dre Solo 2

71points

Beats Solo 3 Wireless

86points

Philips SHB8850NC

Beats by Dre Solo 2
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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Beats by Dre Solo 2 vs Beats Solo 3 Wireless vs Philips SHB8850NC

Beats by Dre Solo 2
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
Beats by Dre Solo 2
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC

Why is Beats by Dre Solo 2 better than Beats Solo 3 Wireless & Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Weight
    205gvs215,232g

Why is Beats Solo 3 Wireless better than Beats by Dre Solo 2 & Philips SHB8850NC?

    Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Beats by Dre Solo 2 & Beats Solo 3 Wireless?

    • Has a neodymium magnet
    • Number of microphones
      2vs1,1
    • Has a straight plug
    • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    • Wireless charging
    • Has voice commands
    • Has an open-back design

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
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    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

    2.weight

    205g

    215g

    232g

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    3.has a detachable cable
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    4.can be folded
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    5.sweat resistant
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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    6.has included ear pads
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    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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    Sound quality

    1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    2.has a neodymium magnet
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

    3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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
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    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
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    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    The device can connect to WiFi.

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    5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

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    6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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.has an in-line control panel
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

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

    3.can be used as a headset
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    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.

    4.number of microphones

    1

    1

    2

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

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    5.has a noise canceling microphone
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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    6.has voice commands
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    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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    Miscellaneous

    1.wireless charging
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    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

    2.can be controlled remotely
    Beats by Dre Solo 2
    Beats Solo 3 Wireless
    Philips SHB8850NC

    A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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