53points

Philips X1/28

53points

Shure SE315

Philips X1/28
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17 facts in comparison

Philips X1/28 vs Shure SE315

Philips X1/28
Shure SE315
Philips X1/28
Shure SE315
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Why is Philips X1/28 better than Shure SE315?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs22Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Shure SE315 better than Philips X1/28?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 3 Ohms lower impedance
    27 Ohmsvs30 Ohms
  • 16dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    116dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips X1/28
Shure SE315

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 X1/28
Shure SE315

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 X1/28
Shure SE315

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.has an in-ear form
Philips X1/28
Shure SE315

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

5.has included ear pads
Philips X1/28
Shure SE315

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Philips X1/28
Shure SE315

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

18500Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

10Hz

22Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

116dB/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 X1/28
Shure SE315

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

5.impedance

30 Ohms

27 Ohms

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Philips X1/28
Shure SE315

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips X1/28
Shure SE315

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

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