53points

Jaybird Sportsband

51points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

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Jaybird Sportsband vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Jaybird Sportsband
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Jaybird Sportsband
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Jaybird Sportsband better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Jaybird Sportsband?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 98g lighter
    8gvs106g
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Jaybird Sportsband
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

106g

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
Jaybird Sportsband
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.sweat resistant
Jaybird Sportsband
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

5.has an L-shaped plug
Jaybird Sportsband
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

6.has an on-ear form
Jaybird Sportsband
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

4Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

24000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

117dB/mW

110dB/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 a neodymium magnet
Jaybird Sportsband
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.

5.impedance

32 Ohms

16 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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Jaybird Sportsband
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Jaybird Sportsband
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Jaybird Sportsband
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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Jaybird Sportsband
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
Jaybird Sportsband
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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