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JVC HA-FX3X

51points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

JVC HA-FX3X
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JVC HA-FX3X vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is JVC HA-FX3X better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • 1.8g lighter
    6.2gvs8g
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than JVC HA-FX3X?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 2mm bigger driver unit
    12mmvs10mm
  • Has an L-shaped plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

2.weight

6.2g

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

4.has included ear pads
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

4Hz

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

23000Hz

24000Hz

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

104dB/mW

110dB/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.driver unit size

10mm

12mm

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.impedance

16 Ohms

16 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

2.can be used as a headset
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

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