52points

Philips SHL5305

51points

Sony MDR ZX300

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Philips SHL5305 vs Sony MDR ZX300

Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300
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51
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Why is Philips SHL5305 better than Sony MDR ZX300?

  • 25.5g lighter
    94.5gvs120g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Sony MDR ZX300 better than Philips SHL5305?

  • 2400Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs21600Hz
  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300

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 SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300

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

94.5g

120g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an L-shaped plug
Philips SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300

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.

5.cable length

1.2m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

21600Hz

24000Hz

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

18Hz

10Hz

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 SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300

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

102dB/mW

102dB/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

32 Ohms

24 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 SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300

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 SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300

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 SHL5305
Sony MDR ZX300

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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