90points

Philips SHB8750NC

86points

Sony MDR-100ABN

78points

Sony MDR-NC13

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Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR-NC13

Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-NC13?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-NC13?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs10,10Hz
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-NC13 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Weight
    19gvs226,290g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Cable length
    1.5mvs1.2,1.2m
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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.weight

226g

290g

19g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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

5.can be folded
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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

6.has an in-ear form
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

5Hz

10Hz

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

40000Hz

22000Hz

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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

103dB/mW

99dB/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.driver unit size

32mm

40mm

13.5mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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.has an in-line control panel
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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

3.can be used as a headset
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-NC13

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.

4.number of microphones

1

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

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