Philips SHB8750NCSony MDR-ZX770BNAudio-Technica ATH-WS99JVC HA-FX3X
Top 8%1,221 points
Top 8%
Top 16%1,125 points
Top 16%
Top 51%658 points
Top 51%
Top 55%601 points
Top 55%
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
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JVC HA-FX3X
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Top specs and features

Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN vs Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 vs JVC HA-FX3X: 29 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
22000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz
25000Hz
23000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
8Hz
8Hz
5Hz

3. weight

226g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
245g
250g
6.2g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
47% have it

5. impedance

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.
16Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
23Ohms
37Ohms
16Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
98dB/mW
102dB/mW
104dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
72% have it

9. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
39% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
32% have it

11. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
44% have it

12. can be used as a headset

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
37% have it

13. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
32mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm
53mm
10mm

14. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
76% have it

15. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
53% have it

16. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
42% have it

17. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
31% have it

18. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
41% have it

19. control panel placed on a device

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
15% have it

20. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
17% have it

21. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
63% have it

22. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
13% have it

23. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
9% have it

24. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
JVC HA-FX3X
86% have it

25. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m
2m
1.2m
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