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Top 62%
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Beats by Dre urBeats vs Sony MDR-XB30EX: 18 facts in comparison

1. weight

10g lighter.

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
Sony MDR-XB30EX
49% 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
Sony MDR-XB30EX
35% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
26% have it

5. 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
Sony MDR-XB30EX
73% have it

6. 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
Sony MDR-XB30EX
45% have it

7. is used as a headset

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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
34% have it

8. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
31% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
44% have it

10. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
74% have it

11. 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
Sony MDR-XB30EX
55% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
15% have it

13. control panel placed on a device

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.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
13% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
65% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

16. 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
Sony MDR-XB30EX
4% 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
Sony MDR-XB30EX
87% have it

18. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB30EX
33% have it

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