48points

Sennheiser HD 219

62points

Sony MDR-XB30EX

Sennheiser HD 219
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Sennheiser HD 219 vs Sony MDR-XB30EX

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

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

  • Has an on-ear form

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

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

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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

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.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.

4.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.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.

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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.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/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.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.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.

6.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 219
Sony MDR-XB30EX

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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.

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Features

1.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.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

2.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.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

3.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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

For example

RHA TrueConnect

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