62points

Philips SHE9055

58points

Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

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Philips SHE9055 vs Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision
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58
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Why is Philips SHE9055 better than Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    16Hzvs17Hz
  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision better than Philips SHE9055?

  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    114dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Travel bag is included

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

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 tangle free cable
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

3.has an in-ear form
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

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.

4.has included ear pads
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

5.travel bag is included
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

23000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

16Hz

17Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

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

4.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

114dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

16 Ohms

16 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 a neodymium magnet
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Philips SHE9055
Sennheiser CX 400-II Precision

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

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