53points

Beats by Dre Tour

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

64points

Shure SRH1540

89points

Sony WH-1000XM2

Beats by Dre Tour
Comparison winner
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Sony WH-1000XM2
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23 facts in comparison

Beats by Dre Tour vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Shure SRH1540 vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2
53
points
92
points
64
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89
points

Why is Beats by Dre Tour better than Philips SHB8750NC & Shure SRH1540 & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Weight
    19.8gvs226,286,275g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Beats by Dre Tour & Shure SRH1540 & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has a battery level indicator

Why is Shure SRH1540 better than Beats by Dre Tour & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony WH-1000XM2?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Beats by Dre Tour & Philips SHB8750NC & Shure SRH1540?

  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

19.8g

226g

286g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 Tour
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SRH1540
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

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