75points

Panasonic RP-HC800

59points

Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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Panasonic RP-HC800 vs Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

Why is Panasonic RP-HC800 better than Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs12Hz
  • 13 Ohms lower impedance
    19 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28 better than Panasonic RP-HC800?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 87g lighter
    160gvs247g
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs94dB/mW
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a straight plug

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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 an over-the-ear form
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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.

3.has a detachable cable
Panasonic RP-HC800
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

247g

160g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

12Hz

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

25000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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

4.sound pressure level

94dB/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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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

19 Ohms

32 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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Power

1.has a removable battery
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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
Panasonic RP-HC800
Philips O'Neill SHO9561/28

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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