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Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
Top 42%738 points
Top 42%
Top 11%1,138 points
Top 11%
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
Top specs and features

Beats Solo 3 Wireless vs Philips SHB8850NC: 37 facts in comparison

1. 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
44% have it

2. weight

17g lighter.
215g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
232g

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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
36% 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
66% have it

5. 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
39% have it

6. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
76% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
31% have it

8. can be 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
47% have it

9. 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
15% have it

10. 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
47% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
27% have it

12. 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
20% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
64% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
44% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
48% have it

16. 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
30% have it

17. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
2

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
18% have it

19. 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 Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
80% have it

20. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
14% have it

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
21% have it

22. longer battery life

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
40h
Sennheiser PXC 480: 50h
16h

23. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
22% have it

24. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
5% have it

25. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
6% have it

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