59points

Creative HS-930i2

64points

Sony MDR 7506

Creative HS-930i2
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Creative HS-930i2 vs Sony MDR 7506

Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506
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64
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Why is Creative HS-930i2 better than Sony MDR 7506?

  • 47 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs63 Ohms
  • 217g lighter
    13gvs230g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony MDR 7506 better than Creative HS-930i2?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • 34mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs6mm
  • Has a straight plug
  • 1.8m longer cable
    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a coiled cord

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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.weight

13g

230g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an in-ear form
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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.

5.can be folded
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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

6.has included ear pads
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

20Hz

10Hz

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.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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

5.impedance

16 Ohms

63 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 a neodymium magnet
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Creative HS-930i2
Sony MDR 7506

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

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