53points

Beats by Dre Tour

88points

Philips SHB8850NC

Beats by Dre Tour
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Beats by Dre Tour vs Philips SHB8850NC

Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC
53
points
88
points

Why is Beats by Dre Tour better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 212.2g lighter
    19.8gvs232g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Beats by Dre Tour?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Can be folded
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Tour
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.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

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

3.weight

19.8g

232g

Best

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3g

4.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.sweat resistant
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Tour
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 Tour
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 Tour
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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Tour
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 Tour
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 Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Beats by Dre Tour
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.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Beats by Dre Tour
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.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Tour
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.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Tour
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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

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

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

6.has voice commands
Beats by Dre Tour
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.

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Beats by Dre Tour
Philips SHB8850NC

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

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