78points

JBL Tune600BTNC

88points

Philips SHB8850NC

JBL Tune600BTNC
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JBL Tune600BTNC vs Philips SHB8850NC

JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC
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88
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Why is JBL Tune600BTNC better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • 59g lighter
    173gvs232g

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than JBL Tune600BTNC?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 4h longer battery life
    16hvs12h
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

4.weight

173g

232g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.has included ear pads
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

10Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

105dB/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 Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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. longer battery life

12h

16h

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

2h

2h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.battery power

610mAh

530mAh

Best

Phaz P5

2000mAh

6.has a removable battery
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

5.Has WiFi
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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 Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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.has an in-line control panel
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

4.number of microphones

1

2

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

6.Has voice prompts
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
JBL Tune600BTNC
Philips SHB8850NC

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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