52points

Philips SHB9100

47points

Sony MDR ZX300

Philips SHB9100
Comparison winner
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18 facts in comparison

Philips SHB9100 vs Sony MDR ZX300

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300
52
points
Philips SHB9100
47
points
Sony MDR ZX300

Why is Philips SHB9100 better than Sony MDR ZX300?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR ZX300 better than Philips SHB9100?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 20g lighter
    120gvs140g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

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

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

140g

120g

4.has an on-ear form
?

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.

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300
5.cable length
?

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

1.2m

1.2m

6.has an L-shaped plug
?

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300

Sound quality

1.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

103dB/mW

102dB/mW

2.highest frequency
?

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

21000Hz

24000Hz

3.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

18Hz

10Hz

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300
5.impedance
?

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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

24 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

40mm

30mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Philips SHB9100
Sony MDR ZX300

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