67points

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK

78points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
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Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK vs Sony MDR-XB950B1

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
67
points
Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
78
points
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Why is Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK better than Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • 55g lighter
    190gvs245g
  • Can be folded
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK?

  • 6500Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs21500Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs8Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs104dB/mW
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 6h longer battery life
    ?

    18hvs12h
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

190g

245g

6.travel bag is included
?

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

For example

Audeze LCD-1

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

21500Hz

28000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

8Hz

3Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

104dB/mW

105dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
5.impedance
?

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

32 Ohms

24 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Power

1.Battery life
?

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

12h

18h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
3.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
4.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
?

Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.1

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
3.maximum Bluetooth range
?

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

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

10m

10m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
6.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
3.number of microphones
?

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.has an in-line control panel
?

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

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

Philips Bass+ SHB3175BK
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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