90points

Philips SHB8750NC

87points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

43points

Ultrasone Edition 5

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Ultrasone Edition 5
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Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony MDR-XB950B1 vs Ultrasone Edition 5

Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Sony MDR-XB950B1 & Ultrasone Edition 5?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs24,32 Ohms
  • Weight
    226gvs245,280g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Ultrasone Edition 5?

  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs10,5Hz
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Ultrasone Edition 5 better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Highest frequency
    46000Hzvs22000,28000Hz
  • Travel bag is included
  • Cable length
    1.5mvs1.2,1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

245g

280g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

28000Hz

46000Hz

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

3Hz

5Hz

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
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

105dB/mW

96dB/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

40mm

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-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Ultrasone Edition 5

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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