44points

Sennheiser HD 219

51points

Sony MDR-XB30EX

Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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Sennheiser HD 219 vs Sony MDR-XB30EX

Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
44
points
Sennheiser HD 219
51
points
Sony MDR-XB30EX

Why is Sennheiser HD 219 better than Sony MDR-XB30EX?

  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has an on-ear form
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  • 0.2m longer cable
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    1.4mvs1.2m

Why is Sony MDR-XB30EX better than Sennheiser HD 219?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs19Hz
  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    24000Hzvs21000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 187g lighter
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    8gvs195g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has an in-ear form
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.weight

195g

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.
3.travel bag is included
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
4.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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.
5.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.has an on-ear form
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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

19Hz

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 HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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

108dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

16 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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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