48points

Philips SHP8500

90points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Philips SHP8500
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Philips SHP8500 vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
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90
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Why is Philips SHP8500 better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Philips SHP8500?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 338.9g lighter
    221.1gvs560g
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    113dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Can be folded

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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 detachable cable
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

4.weight

560g

221.1g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

SoundMagic E11C

6.sweat resistant
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

18Hz

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

2.highest frequency

28000Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

106dB/mW

113dB/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 sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

JBL Live 650BTNC

6.has a neodymium magnet
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

4.Has WiFi
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

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

3.has a noise canceling microphone
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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