74points

Beats by Dre Solo HD

60points

Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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Beats by Dre Solo HD vs Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT
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60
points

Why is Beats by Dre Solo HD better than Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT better than Beats by Dre Solo HD?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs45 Ohms
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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

160g

160g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

24000Hz

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.lowest frequency

20Hz

12Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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

4.sound pressure level

104dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

45 Ohms

32 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.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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
Beats by Dre Solo HD
Philips O'Neill THE CONSTRUCT

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

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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