53points
32points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

100points
71points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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27 facts in comparison

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
53
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
100
points
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    30 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    23000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    17Hzvs20Hz
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 3g lighter
    227gvs230g
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?

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Design

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

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Sennheiser PXC 550
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

230g

227g

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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

22000Hz

23000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

20Hz

17Hz

3.sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

97dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.impedance
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Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

30 Ohms

46 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

3

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.has voice commands
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You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Sennheiser PXC 550

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