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Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 600
Top 52%2,183 points
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Top 55%2,017 points
Top 55%
Philips SHP8500
Sennheiser HD 600
Top specs and features

Philips SHP8500 vs Sennheiser HD 600: 13 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
39000Hz

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
12Hz

3. weight

300g lighter.
560g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
260g

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
300 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 600
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
97dB/mW

7. 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 600
39% have it

8. 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 600
76% have it

9. 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 600
39% have it

10. 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 600
48% have it

11. 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 600
80% have it

12. cable length

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

13. 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 600
10% have it

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