61points

RHA MA390 Universal

53points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

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RHA MA390 Universal vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP
61
points
53
points

Why is RHA MA390 Universal better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than RHA MA390 Universal?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs16Hz
  • 7g lighter
    8gvs15g
  • 21dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    110dB/mWvs89dB/mW
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

For example

Easy Mobile Freedom 2

3.weight

15g

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has an in-ear form
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

24000Hz

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

16Hz

4Hz

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

89dB/mW

110dB/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
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

6.impedance

16 Ohms

16 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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Easy Mobile Freedom 2

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
RHA MA390 Universal
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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