93points

Philips SHB8750NC

56points

Pioneer SE-NC21M

94points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

90points

Sony WH-1000XM2

Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
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Philips SHB8750NC vs Pioneer SE-NC21M vs Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2
93
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56
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90
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Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Pioneer SE-NC21M & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs44,18,46 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Pioneer SE-NC21M better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Weight
    120gvs226,221.1,275g
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Philips SHB8750NC & Pioneer SE-NC21M & Sony WH-1000XM2?

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Pioneer SE-NC21M & Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • Highest frequency
    40000Hzvs22000,22000,22000Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    4Hzvs10,10,18Hz

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

4.weight

226g

120g

221.1g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Mpow Thor

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

10Hz

18Hz

4Hz

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

22000Hz

40000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

4.impedance

16 Ohms

44 Ohms

18 Ohms

46 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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

6.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 a noise canceling microphone
Philips SHB8750NC
Pioneer SE-NC21M
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

For example

Mpow H5

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