58points

Blue Sadie

95points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Blue Sadie
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Blue Sadie vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Blue Sadie better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs17Hz
  • 448 Ohms lower impedance
    42 Ohmsvs490 Ohms
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Blue Sadie?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    23000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 217g lighter
    227gvs444g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

3.has a detachable cable
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

4.weight

444g

227g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.travel bag is included
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

23000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

17Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

5.impedance

42 Ohms

490 Ohms

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Blue Sadie
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

4.number of microphones

1

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

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