44points

Sennheiser HD 205 II

52points

Sony MDR-XB450AP

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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22 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 205 II vs Sony MDR-XB450AP

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
44
points
Sennheiser HD 205 II
52
points
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Why is Sennheiser HD 205 II better than Sony MDR-XB450AP?

  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    112dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB450AP better than Sennheiser HD 205 II?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 9Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs14Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 41g lighter
    165gvs206g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Audeze LCD-1

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

206g

165g

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

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

14Hz

5Hz

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

112dB/mW

102dB/mW

4.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

32 Ohms

24 Ohms

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

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP

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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Sennheiser HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
2.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 HD 205 II
Sony MDR-XB450AP
3.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

1

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