90points

Philips SHB8750NC

39points

Sennheiser HD 800 S

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Philips SHB8750NC vs Sennheiser HD 800 S

Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Sennheiser HD 800 S?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 104g lighter
    226gvs330g
  • 284 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly

Why is Sennheiser HD 800 S better than Philips SHB8750NC?

  • 29000Hz higher high-frequency
    51000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs10Hz
  • 24mm bigger driver unit
    56mmvs32mm
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    2vs1
  • 1.8m longer cable
    3mvs1.2m
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.weight

226g

330g

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2.has a detachable cable
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

3.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

4.can be folded
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

5.has an over-the-ear form
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.

6.has included ear pads
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

51000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

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120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

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1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

300 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.

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4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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
Sennheiser HD 800 S

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.warranty period

1

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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