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Philips SHB8850NC

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X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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Philips SHB8850NC vs X-1 IE2-MBK-X

Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

Why is Philips SHB8850NC better than X-1 IE2-MBK-X?

  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Why is X-1 IE2-MBK-X better than Philips SHB8850NC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Weather sealed

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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 SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

3.can be folded
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

4.has an in-ear form
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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.

5.has a tangle free cable
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.sweat resistant
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

2.driver unit size

32mm

8mm

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

3.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

The device can connect to WiFi.

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Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

5.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

3.can be used as a headset
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

1

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

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8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
Philips SHB8850NC
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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
X-1 IE2-MBK-X

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

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Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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