45points

Beats by Dre urBeats

51points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

Beats by Dre urBeats
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Sony MDR-XB50AP
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Beats by Dre urBeats vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Beats by Dre urBeats better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Beats by Dre urBeats?

  • 10g lighter
    8gvs18g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

18g

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

4.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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 urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

3.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre urBeats
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

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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