86points

Philips SHB8850NC

41points

Street by 50 Active Noise Control

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Philips SHB8850NC vs Street by 50 Active Noise Control

Philips SHB8850NC
Street by 50 Active Noise Control
Philips SHB8850NC
Street by 50 Active Noise Control

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than Street by 50 Active Noise Control?

  • 1.13kg lighter
    232gvs1360g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Street by 50 Active Noise Control better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 8mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs32mm
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

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

3.weight

232g

1.36kg

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

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

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RHA TrueConnect

6.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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RHA TrueConnect

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

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RHA TrueConnect

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

3.driver unit size

32mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

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106mm

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
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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
Street by 50 Active Noise Control

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Street by 50 Active Noise Control

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8850NC
Street by 50 Active Noise Control

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
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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
Street by 50 Active Noise Control

The device can connect to WiFi.

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Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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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.

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RHA TrueConnect

6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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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.

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JBL Reflect Contour 2

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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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
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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 SHB8850NC
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

2

1

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

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Parrot Zik Sport

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5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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Microsoft Surface Headphones

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

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