56points

Philips SHB9100

62points

Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

Philips SHB9100
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Philips SHB9100 vs Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

Why is Philips SHB9100 better than Sony DR-BTN200/BLK?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 17g lighter
    140gvs157g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony DR-BTN200/BLK better than Philips SHB9100?

  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 0.9 newer Bluetooth version
    3vs2.1
  • Has a removable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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 an over-the-ear form
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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.

3.weight

140g

157g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

5.has a straight plug
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.has an on-ear form
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

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

21000Hz

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.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

100.5dB/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.driver unit size

40mm

30mm

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

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

5.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a removable battery
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

2.1

3

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

15m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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 SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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 SHB9100
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

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

1

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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