46points

Sennheiser HD 206

54points

Sony MDR-XB450AP

Sennheiser HD 206
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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22 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 206 vs Sony MDR-XB450AP

Sennheiser HD 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP
46
points
Sennheiser HD 206
54
points
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Why is Sennheiser HD 206 better than Sony MDR-XB450AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 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 206?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs18000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs21Hz
  • 50g lighter
    165gvs215g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

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 HD 206
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 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP
3.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 HD 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

215g

165g

5.can be folded
?

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

For example

JBL T460BT

Sennheiser HD 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP
6.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sennheiser HD 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP

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

18000Hz

22000Hz

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

21Hz

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

108dB/mW

102dB/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 HD 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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

24 Ohms

24 Ohms

6.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 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser HD 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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 HD 206
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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Sennheiser HD 206
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 206
Sony MDR-XB450AP
3.warranty period
?

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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