67points

JBL E55BT

55points

Sony MDR-XB650BT

JBL E55BT
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27 facts in comparison

JBL E55BT vs Sony MDR-XB650BT

JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
67
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JBL E55BT
55
points
Sony MDR-XB650BT

Why is JBL E55BT better than Sony MDR-XB650BT?

  • 16dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    111dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 20mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs30mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    2vs1
  • 2h shorter charge time
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    2hvs4h
  • Can be folded
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Why is Sony MDR-XB650BT better than JBL E55BT?

  • 10h longer battery life
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    30hvs20h
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 41.6g lighter
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    190gvs231.6g
  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

JBL E55BT

ProductStorePrice
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Ove...JBL JBLE55BTBLK Harman E55 Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphone - Black
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$74.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black
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$89.76
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black (Renewed)
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$79.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL Bluetooth Headphone Blue (E55BT)
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$44.90
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones R...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Red
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$54.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones T...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Teal
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$79.99
JBL E55BT AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones W...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones White
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$167.43

Sony MDR-XB650BT

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth H...Sony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Black
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$80.00
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDR-XB650BT Red Extra Bass Bluetoot...Sony MDR-XB650BT Red Extra Bass Bluetooth (Japan Import-No Warranty)
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$123.51
Sony MDR-XB650BT aliexpressOriginal Ear Pad Cushion earmuff earpads...Original Ear Pad Cushion earmuff earpads For SONY MDR-XB450APB XB550 XB650BT Headphones
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$30.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

231.6g

190g

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.
5.can be folded
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.has a tangle free cable
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

95dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
4.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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

50mm

30mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.Battery life

20h

30h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.charge time

2h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
4.has a removable battery
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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.number of microphones

2

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
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 E55BT
Sony MDR-XB650BT
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.warranty period

1

1

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

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