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Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
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Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
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Philips SHP8500 vs Sennheiser HD 205 II: 17 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
14Hz

3. weight

354g lighter.
560g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
206g

4. 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.
32 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
32 Ohms

5. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
36% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
106dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
112dB/mW

7. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
66% have it

8. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
39% have it

9. 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.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
76% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
31% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
27% have it

12. 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 SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
39% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
64% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
48% have it

15. 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 SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
80% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

17. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 205 II
10% have it

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