63points

Philips Fidelio M2BT

88points

Philips SHB8850NC

Philips Fidelio M2BT
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Philips Fidelio M2BT vs Philips SHB8850NC

Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC
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88
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Why is Philips Fidelio M2BT better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Philips Fidelio M2BT?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Wireless charging
  • Has voice commands
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

4.sweat resistant
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Beats Powerbeats Pro

5.can be folded
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

6.has included ear pads
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay E8 2.0

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

4.driver unit size

40mm

32mm

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

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

2.has a battery level indicator
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a removable battery
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version

4

4

Best

SoundMagic E11BT

5

2.Can be used wirelessly
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

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

Best

Mavin Air-X

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

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

For example

Mpow H5

5.has voice commands
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

6.has an accelerometer
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

For example

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Philips Fidelio M2BT
Philips SHB8850NC

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

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