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Philips SHP8500

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Sennheiser HD 205 II

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Philips SHP8500 vs Sennheiser HD 205 II

Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

Why is Philips SHP8500 better than Sennheiser HD 205 II?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs14Hz

Why is Sennheiser HD 205 II better than Philips SHP8500?

  • 354g lighter
    206gvs560g
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    112dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Travel bag is included

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

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 SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

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.has a detachable cable
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

4.weight

560g

206g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

6.travel bag is included
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

14Hz

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.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

112dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

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

5.impedance

32 Ohms

32 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

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II

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

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