43points

Marshall Major II

56points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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Marshall Major II vs Sony MDR-XB550AP

Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Why is Marshall Major II better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Marshall Major II?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 40 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs64 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Price comparison

Marshall Major II

ProductStorePrice
Marshall Major II walmartSean Marshall Chicago Cubs Game-Used Whi...Sean Marshall Chicago Cubs Game-Used White Pants from Spring Training of the 2011 MLB Season - Fanatics Authentic Certified
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$129.99

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Buy used:

$72.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headset/H...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headset/Headphones with mic for phone call, Black
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$58.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Headset
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$29.95
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - ...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$54.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony Monitor Series Closed Back Stereo S...Sony Monitor Series Closed Back Stereo Studio Headphones
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$349.95
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony Studio Monitor MDR-V600 Stereo Head...Sony Studio Monitor MDR-V600 Stereo Headphone (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$889.95
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone, Black (2017 model) (Renewed)
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$34.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Sma...Sony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Smartphone Headset with Mic (Black)
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$20.08

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.can be folded
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.has passive noise reduction
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
2.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.
3.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

64 Ohms

24 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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

30mm

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Marshall Major II
Sony MDR-XB550AP
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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