46points

Philips SHP8500

51points

Sony MDR-HW700DS

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS
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Philips SHP8500 vs Sony MDR-HW700DS

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS
46
points
Philips SHP8500
51
points
Sony MDR-HW700DS

Why is Philips SHP8500 better than Sony MDR-HW700DS?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs25000Hz
  • 1.5m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.5m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-HW700DS better than Philips SHP8500?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 240g lighter
    320gvs560g
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs40mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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. Show more

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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
Sony MDR-HW700DS
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

560g

320g

5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.5m

6.has a straight plug
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A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

28000Hz

25000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

10Hz

5Hz

3.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

40mm

50mm

4.has a neodymium magnet
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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
Sony MDR-HW700DS

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
?

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Philips SHP8500
Sony MDR-HW700DS

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