83points
79points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

79points
59points

Sony MDR-1000X

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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32 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony MDR-1000X

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
83
points
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
79
points
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    113dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 53.9g lighter
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    221.1gvs275g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC?

  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 14Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs18Hz
  • 1h longer battery life
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    20hvs19h

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
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$126.99
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation (HD 4.50 BTNC) (Renewed)
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$109.99

Sony MDR-1000X

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling, Bluetoo...Sony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (International Version with Full Warranty)
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$175.58
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (MDR1000X/B)
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$133.33
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Grey Beige (MDR1000X/C) (2016 model)
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$124.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
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 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
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 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistant
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Sony MDR-1000X
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

221.1g

275g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
2.lowest frequency

18Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
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

113dB/mW

103dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has active noise-canceling (noise control)
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Sony MDR-1000X
This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
6.impedance

18 Ohms

46 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.

Power

1.Battery life

19h

20h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony MDR-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
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Sony MDR-1000X
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony MDR-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Sony MDR-1000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Sony MDR-1000X
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
5.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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 a noise-canceling microphone
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Sony MDR-1000X
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Price comparison

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation, Black and Silver(HD 4.50 BTNC)
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$126.99
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC AmazonSennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless He...Sennheiser HD 4.50 Bluetooth Wireless Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation (HD 4.50 BTNC) (Renewed)
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$109.99

Sony MDR-1000X

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling, Bluetoo...Sony MDR-1000X Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (International Version with Full Warranty)
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$175.58
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (MDR1000X/B)
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$133.33
Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Grey Beige (MDR1000X/C) (2016 model)
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$124.99

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