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Philips Fidelio NC1

Philips Fidelio NC1
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Philips Fidelio NC1 review: specs and price

Philips Fidelio NC1
Philips Fidelio NC1
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Why is Philips Fidelio NC1 better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    25000Hzvs24205.89Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    7Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Weight
    150gvs169.03g
  • Driver unit size
    40mmvs30.88mm
  • longer battery life
    30hvs13.56h

Top specs and features

Design

1.has a detachable cable
Philips Fidelio NC1

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

2.weight

150g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.can be folded
Philips Fidelio NC1

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

4.travel bag is included
Philips Fidelio NC1

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

5.has a coiled cord
Philips Fidelio NC1

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.

6.has an on-ear form
Philips Fidelio NC1

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

25000Hz

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

7Hz

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
Philips Fidelio NC1

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Philips Fidelio NC1

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

5.driver unit size

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

Power

1. longer battery life

30h

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

2.has a battery level indicator
Philips Fidelio NC1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Philips Fidelio NC1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips Fidelio NC1

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Philips Fidelio NC1

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

2.number of microphones

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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