54points

JBL Reflect Aware

94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

JBL Reflect Aware
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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN
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JBL Reflect Aware vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony MDR-100ABN

JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN
54
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94
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88
points

Why is JBL Reflect Aware better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Weight
    30gvs221.1,290g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Weather sealed

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than JBL Reflect Aware & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than JBL Reflect Aware & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs22000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs10,18Hz
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 a detachable cable
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

4.weight

30g

221.1g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

6.can be folded
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

40000Hz

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

10Hz

18Hz

5Hz

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

0dB/mW

113dB/mW

103dB/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
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.Has WiFi
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.warranty period

1

2

1

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

4.has an in-line control panel
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.number of microphones

2

2

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

6.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Reflect Aware
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-100ABN

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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