86points

Philips SHB8850NC

65points

Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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Philips SHB8850NC vs Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has an open-back design
  • Wireless charging

Why is Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • 52g lighter
    180gvs232g
  • Has included ear pads

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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

180g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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
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Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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

5.sweat resistant
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

6.has included ear pads
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Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

4.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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

5.impedance

16 Ohms

32 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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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 SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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 a noise canceling microphone
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

4.has voice commands
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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

5.has an accelerometer
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

For example

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

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Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Philips SHB8850NC
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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
Skullcandy Hesh 2 Wireless

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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