48points

Sennheiser HD 202-II

47points

Sony MDR-XB450AP

Sennheiser HD 202-II
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20 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 202-II vs Sony MDR-XB450AP

Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
48
points
Sennheiser HD 202-II
47
points
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Why is Sennheiser HD 202-II better than Sony MDR-XB450AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    115dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 35g lighter
    ?

    130gvs165g
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m

Why is Sony MDR-XB450AP better than Sennheiser HD 202-II?

  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs18Hz
  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs18000Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an on-ear form
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB450AP

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$23.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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 an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

130g

165g

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.
5.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.has an on-ear form
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

18Hz

5Hz

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

18000Hz

22000Hz

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 HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

32 Ohms

24 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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 HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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 an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 202-II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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