54points

JBL Synchros S300

59points

Philips SHL5705

JBL Synchros S300
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JBL Synchros S300 vs Philips SHL5705

JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705
54
points
59
points

Why is JBL Synchros S300 better than Philips SHL5705?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Can be folded
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Philips SHL5705 better than JBL Synchros S300?

  • 500Hz higher high-frequency
    22500Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 609g lighter
    117gvs726g

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

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 Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

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

3.weight

726g

117g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

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

5.has included ear pads
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

22500Hz

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

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

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

4.sound pressure level

115dB/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

5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

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

40mm

40mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

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

Features

1.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

2.has an in-line control panel
JBL Synchros S300
Philips SHL5705

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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