Beats by Dre urBeats SESony MDR-NC500D
Top 66%477 points
Top 66%
Top 37%880 points
Top 37%
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
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Top specs and features

Beats by Dre urBeats SE vs Sony MDR-NC500D: 20 facts in comparison

1. weight

177g lighter.
18g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
195g

2. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
45% have it

3. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
35% have it

4. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
69% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
24% have it

6. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
39% have it

7. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
46% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
31% have it

9. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

10. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
40% have it

11. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
13% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
63% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
42% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
50% have it

16. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
12% have it

17. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
83% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.5m

19. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
6% have it

20. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-NC500D
4% have it

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