81points

JBL Duet NC

58points

Sony MDR-XB800

JBL Duet NC
Comparison winner
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33 facts in comparison

JBL Duet NC vs Sony MDR-XB800

JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800

Why is JBL Duet NC better than Sony MDR-XB800?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • 30g lighter
    ?

    260gvs290g
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB800 better than JBL Duet NC?

  • 17Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs20Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

JBL Duet NC

Buy used:

$79.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL DUETNC WIRELESS OVER-EAR NOISE-CANCE...JBL DUETNC WIRELESS OVER-EAR NOISE-CANCELLING HEADPHONES
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$67.94
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL DUETNC WIRELESS OVER-EAR NOISE-CANCE...JBL DUETNC WIRELESS OVER-EAR NOISE-CANCELLING HEADPHONES (Renewed)
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$46.17
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL Duet Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headp...JBL Duet Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black
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$60.00
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL CLUB 950, Premium Wireless Over-Ear ...JBL CLUB 950, Premium Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Hi-Res Sound Quality and Adaptive Noise Cancellation, Black
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$199.95
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL Lifestyle E65BTNC Over-Ear Bluetooth...JBL Lifestyle E65BTNC Over-Ear Bluetooth Noise-canceling Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$69.99
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL LIVE 650BTNC - Around-Ear Wireless H...JBL LIVE 650BTNC - Around-Ear Wireless Headphone with Noise Cancellation - Black
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$129.95
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL Duet ANC Wireless Noise Cancelling O...JBL Duet ANC Wireless Noise Cancelling On-Ear Headphones with Pouch-Phone Griper Stand (Retail Packing)
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$129.99
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT, On-Ear Wireless Headphon...JBL LIVE 400BT, On-Ear Wireless Headphones, Black
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$69.95
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL TUNE 750BTNC - Wireless Over-Ear Hea...JBL TUNE 750BTNC - Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Noise Cancellation - Black
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$99.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
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
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
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
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

260g

290g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

3Hz

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

20000Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
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.
5.sound pressure level

108dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

24 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
JBL Duet NC
Sony MDR-XB800
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

JBL Duet NC

Buy used:

$79.00

ProductStorePrice
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL DUETNC WIRELESS OVER-EAR NOISE-CANCE...JBL DUETNC WIRELESS OVER-EAR NOISE-CANCELLING HEADPHONES
Amazon logo
$67.94
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL DUETNC WIRELESS OVER-EAR NOISE-CANCE...JBL DUETNC WIRELESS OVER-EAR NOISE-CANCELLING HEADPHONES (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$46.17
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL Duet Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headp...JBL Duet Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones - Black
Amazon logo
$60.00
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL CLUB 950, Premium Wireless Over-Ear ...JBL CLUB 950, Premium Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Hi-Res Sound Quality and Adaptive Noise Cancellation, Black
Amazon logo
$199.95
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL Lifestyle E65BTNC Over-Ear Bluetooth...JBL Lifestyle E65BTNC Over-Ear Bluetooth Noise-canceling Headphones - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$69.99
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL LIVE 650BTNC - Around-Ear Wireless H...JBL LIVE 650BTNC - Around-Ear Wireless Headphone with Noise Cancellation - Black
Amazon logo
$129.95
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL Duet ANC Wireless Noise Cancelling O...JBL Duet ANC Wireless Noise Cancelling On-Ear Headphones with Pouch-Phone Griper Stand (Retail Packing)
Amazon logo
$129.99
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL LIVE 400BT, On-Ear Wireless Headphon...JBL LIVE 400BT, On-Ear Wireless Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$69.95
JBL Duet NC AmazonJBL TUNE 750BTNC - Wireless Over-Ear Hea...JBL TUNE 750BTNC - Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Noise Cancellation - Black
Amazon logo
$99.95

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