60points

Sennheiser CX 2.00

52points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

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Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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26 facts in comparison

Sennheiser CX 2.00 vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
60
points
Sennheiser CX 2.00
52
points
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Sennheiser CX 2.00 better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 9dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    119dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Sennheiser CX 2.00?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs17Hz
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs28 Ohms
  • 7g lighter
    8gvs15g

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.

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
2.has a detachable cable
?

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

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

15g

8g

4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

20000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

17Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

119dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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

28 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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.

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
2.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

3.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.

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Sennheiser CX 2.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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