92points

Philips SHB8750NC

55points

Westone ES5

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Philips SHB8750NC vs Westone ES5

Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5
92
points
55
points

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Westone ES5?

  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs20 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Westone ES5 better than Philips SHB8750NC?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs10Hz
  • 15dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    120dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5

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
Westone ES5

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
Westone ES5

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
Westone ES5

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

8Hz

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

120dB/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
Westone ES5

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5

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

6.impedance

16 Ohms

20 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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8750NC
Westone ES5

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
Westone ES5

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
Westone ES5

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
Westone ES5

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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