51points

JBL Synchros S300

62points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

JBL Synchros S300
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32 facts in comparison

JBL Synchros S300 vs Sony MDR-XB550AP

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
51
points
JBL Synchros S300
62
points
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Why is JBL Synchros S300 better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than JBL Synchros S300?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 546g lighter
    180gvs726g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
2.has a detachable cable
?

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

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

726g

180g

5.travel bag is included
?

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

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

22000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

10Hz

5Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

115dB/mW

102dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
6.driver unit size
?

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

40mm

30mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.has an in-line control panel
?

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

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

JBL Synchros S300
Sony MDR-XB550AP

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