85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

52points

Philips SHL5305

56points

Sony MDR-XB400

Comparison winner
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400
vs
vs

38 facts in comparison

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Philips SHL5305 vs Sony MDR-XB400

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400
85
points
52
points
56
points

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Philips SHL5305 & Sony MDR-XB400?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

Why is Philips SHL5305 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Sony MDR-XB400?

  • Weight
    94.5gvs271,150g

Why is Sony MDR-XB400 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth & Philips SHL5305?

  • Highest frequency
    22000Hzvs20000,21600Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs20,18Hz
  • Impedance
    24 Ohmsvs28,32 Ohms
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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 Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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.

4.weight

271g

94.5g

150g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

6.can be folded
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

21600Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

18Hz

5Hz

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.sound pressure level

98dB/mW

102dB/mW

100dB/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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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

5.impedance

28 Ohms

32 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

4.Has WiFi
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR-XB400

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

Videos

Powered by

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
    This page is currently only available in English.