57points

Phiaton PS 20 BT

87points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

Phiaton PS 20 BT
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Phiaton PS 20 BT vs Sony MDR-XB950B1

Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Why is Phiaton PS 20 BT better than Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • 229g lighter
    16gvs245g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Phiaton PS 20 BT?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    3Hzvs15Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 65dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs40dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

4.weight

16g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

28000Hz

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

15Hz

3Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

40dB/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.driver unit size

14.3mm

40mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

3

4.1

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

6.Has WiFi
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

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
Phiaton PS 20 BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

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