38points

Sennheiser CX 150BT

49points

Sony WI-SP500

Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500
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Sennheiser CX 150BT vs Sony WI-SP500

Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500

Why is Sennheiser CX 150BT better than Sony WI-SP500?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 2h longer battery life
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    10hvs8h
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.2
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
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    17Hzvs20Hz
  • 6g lighter
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    12gvs18g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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Why is Sony WI-SP500 better than Sennheiser CX 150BT?

  • Sweat resistance
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Design

1.sweat resistance
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Sony WI-SP500
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Sony WI-SP500
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.has an in-ear form
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Sony WI-SP500
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.weight

12g

18g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.has no wires or cables
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Sony WI-SP500
True wireless devices have no cables connecting any part of the device together. This is an important distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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Sony WI-SP500
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
2.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
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Sony WI-SP500
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

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

Microphone

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
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Sony WI-SP500
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Power

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a battery level indicator
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Sony WI-SP500
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony WI-SP500
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony WI-SP500
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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Sony WI-SP500
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has voice commands
Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
4.has a mute function
Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
Sennheiser CX 150BT
Sony WI-SP500
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.travel bag is included
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Sony WI-SP500
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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