68points

Panasonic RPHC720K

95points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Panasonic RPHC720K
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Panasonic RPHC720K vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Panasonic RPHC720K better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs17Hz
  • 34g lighter
    193gvs227g
  • 419 Ohms lower impedance
    71 Ohmsvs490 Ohms
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Panasonic RPHC720K?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 14dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • 2 more microphone(s)
    3vs1

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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 RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.weight

193g

227g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

5.can be folded
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

6.travel bag is included
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

17Hz

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

30000Hz

23000Hz

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 RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

96dB/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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

71 Ohms

490 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 battery level indicator
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.has an in-line control panel
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

3.can be used as a headset
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

4.number of microphones

1

3

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
Panasonic RPHC720K
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

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