53points

Sennheiser CX 300S

45points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sennheiser CX 300S
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Sennheiser CX 300S vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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Sennheiser CX 300S
45
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Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Sennheiser CX 300S better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    118dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has voice commands
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Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Sennheiser CX 300S?

  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs17Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    24000Hzvs21000Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs18 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 4g lighter
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    8gvs12g

Price comparison

Sennheiser CX 300S

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser CX 300S AmazonSennheiser CX 300S In Ear Headphone with...Sennheiser CX 300S In Ear Headphone with One-Button Smart Remote - Red
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$49.95
Sennheiser CX 300S AmazonSennheiser Canal Type Earphone Black CX ...Sennheiser Canal Type Earphone Black CX 300S Black [Domestic Regular Goods]
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$51.99
Sennheiser CX 300S AmazonSennheiser Canal Type Earphone Red CX 30...Sennheiser Canal Type Earphone Red CX 300S RED [Genuine National]
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$247.89
Sennheiser CX 300S aliexpressEarphones wired Sennheiser CX 300s
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$47.50

Sony MDR-XB50AP

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$198.00

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Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Headset
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$29.95
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Headset (Renewed)
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$26.14
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP Extra Bass Earbud H
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$47.78
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP Extra Bass in-Ear Headph...Sony MDR-XB50AP Extra Bass in-Ear Headphones (Black) with Knox Gear Earphone Case Bundle (2 Items)
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$49.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB41EX Extra Bass Headphones (D...Sony MDR-XB41EX Extra Bass Headphones (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$93.95
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDREX110AP - Black
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$19.50
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-EX110AP/W EX monitor Headphones...Sony MDR-EX110AP/W EX monitor Headphones
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$17.90
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Be...Sony Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Best Wireless Sports Earbuds with Mic/ Microphone, IPX4 Splashproof Stereo Comfort Gym Running Workout up to 8.5 hour battery, black
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$37.00
Sony MDR-XB50AP aliexpressIn-ear headphones Sony mdr-xb50ap
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$36.78

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser CX 300S
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.sweat resistance
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weight

12g

8g

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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.travel bag is included
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser CX 300S
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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

17Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

21000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.
5.sound pressure level

118dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

18 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser CX 300S
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
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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 a noise-canceling microphone
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.has a mute function
Sennheiser CX 300S
Sony MDR-XB50AP
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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