86points

Philips SHB8850NC

51points

Sennheiser CX 1.00

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Philips SHB8850NC vs Sennheiser CX 1.00

Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Sennheiser CX 1.00?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs17Hz
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs28 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Sennheiser CX 1.00 better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 222g lighter
    10gvs232g
  • 14dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    119dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

232g

10g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

4.can be folded
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

5.has an in-ear form
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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 a tangle free cable
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

17Hz

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

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

119dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

28 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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 SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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 SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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 SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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 SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

3.can be used as a headset
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

2

0

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

6.has voice commands
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

2.can be controlled remotely
Philips SHB8850NC
Sennheiser CX 1.00

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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