92points

Philips SHB8750NC

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

42points

Yamaha HPH-200

Philips SHB8750NC
Comparison winner
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200
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26 facts in comparison

Philips SHB8750NC vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Yamaha HPH-200

Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200
92
points
97
points
42
points

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Sennheiser PXC 550 & Yamaha HPH-200?

  • Lowest frequency
    10Hzvs17,20Hz
  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs490,48 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Yamaha HPH-200?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included

Why is Yamaha HPH-200 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Weight
    180gvs226,227g
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Has an open-back design

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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 SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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.

4.weight

226g

227g

180g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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

6.has included ear pads
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

23000Hz

20000Hz

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

10Hz

17Hz

20Hz

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.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

110dB/mW

98.5dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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

5.impedance

16 Ohms

490 Ohms

48 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 SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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 PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Yamaha HPH-200

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

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