61points

Philips Fidelio S1

52points

Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

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Philips Fidelio S1 vs Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

Philips Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear
Philips Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear
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Why is Philips Fidelio S1 better than Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs16Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 246g lighter
    14gvs260g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear better than Philips Fidelio S1?

  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 11dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    118dB/mWvs107dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

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 Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

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

3.weight

14g

260g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Philips Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Philips Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
Philips Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

23500Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

15Hz

16Hz

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 S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

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

107dB/mW

118dB/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.impedance

32 Ohms

18 Ohms

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Philips Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips Fidelio S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

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 S1
Sennheiser Urbanite On Ear

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

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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