Philips SHB8750NCBeats by Dre PowerbeatsSony MDR-1ABT
Top 8%1,226 points
Top 8%
Top 67%436 points
Top 67%
Top 22%1,040 points
Top 22%
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
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Sony MDR-1ABT
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Top specs and features

Philips SHB8750NC vs Beats by Dre Powerbeats vs Sony MDR-1ABT: 26 facts in comparison

1. weight

226g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
30g
300g

2. has sound isolation/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 SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
48% have it

3. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
33% have it

4. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
73% have it

5. 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 SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
31% have it

7. 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.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
44% have it

8. can be used as a headset

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
36% have it

9. 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 SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
42% have it

10. 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 SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
75% have it

11. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
32% have it

12. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
53% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
16% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
42% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
64% have it

17. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
13% have it

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
8% have it

19. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1
1

20. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
10% have it

21. 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 SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
87% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.12m
1.2m

23. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
8% have it

24. has an in-ear form

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
33% have it

25. 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 SHB8750NC
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-1ABT
3% have it

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