63points

Philips CitiScape Downtown

94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Philips CitiScape Downtown
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Philips CitiScape Downtown vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
63
points
94
points

Why is Philips CitiScape Downtown better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Philips CitiScape Downtown?

  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 176.9g lighter
    221.1gvs398g
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Can be folded

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

398g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has included ear pads
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

18Hz

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

22000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

113dB/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
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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.

4.Has WiFi
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

2

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
Philips CitiScape Downtown
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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