92points

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC

80points

Sony MDR-1RBT

88points

Sony WH-1000XM2

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Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC vs Sony MDR-1RBT vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC better than Sony MDR-1RBT & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Weight
    221.1gvs297,275g
  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs24,46 Ohms

Why is Sony MDR-1RBT better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has a tangle free cable

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC & Sony MDR-1RBT?

  • Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4,3
  • Cable length
    1.5mvs1.4,1.2m

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Design

1.weight

221.1g

297g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

4.can be folded
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

6.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

80000Hz

40000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

18Hz

4Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.impedance

18 Ohms

24 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.Bluetooth version

4

3

4.1

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

6.Has WiFi
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

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 a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser HD 4.50 BTNC
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony WH-1000XM2

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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