49points

Philips SHP9500S

62points

Sennheiser HD 4.30

Philips SHP9500S
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20 facts in comparison

Philips SHP9500S vs Sennheiser HD 4.30

Philips SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30
49
points
Philips SHP9500S
62
points
Sennheiser HD 4.30

Why is Philips SHP9500S better than Sennheiser HD 4.30?

  • 13000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    35000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    6Hzvs18Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 109.4g lighter
    330gvs439.4g
  • 0.1m longer cable
    ?

    1.5mvs1.4m
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.30 better than Philips SHP9500S?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 18dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    120dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Philips SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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 SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30
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 SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

330g

439.4g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Philips SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Philips SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

35000Hz

22000Hz

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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

6Hz

18Hz

3.sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

102dB/mW

120dB/mW

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

Philips SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30
5.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

18 Ohms

6.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 SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Philips SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30
2.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 SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Philips SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30
2.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 SHP9500S
Sennheiser HD 4.30

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