92points

Philips SHB8750NC

53points

Shure SE425

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Philips SHB8750NC vs Shure SE425

Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425
92
points
53
points

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Shure SE425?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs22 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly

Why is Shure SE425 better than Philips SHB8750NC?

  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    109dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an in-ear form
  • 0.42m longer cable
    1.62mvs1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425

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
Shure SE425

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
Shure SE425

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.can be folded
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425

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

5.has an in-ear form
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425

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.

6.has included ear pads
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

19000Hz

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

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425

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

105dB/mW

109dB/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

16 Ohms

22 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
Shure SE425

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
Shure SE425

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Shure SE425

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
Shure SE425

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
Shure SE425

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
Shure SE425

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.

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