48points

Sennheiser HD 429s

73points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sennheiser HD 429s
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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22 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 429s vs Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
48
points
Sennheiser HD 429s
73
points
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Why is Sennheiser HD 429s better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 15 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 71g lighter
    219gvs290g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than Sennheiser HD 429s?

  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

219g

290g

5.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

22000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

18Hz

20Hz

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

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4.impedance
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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

32 Ohms

47 Ohms

5.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 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
2.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.

Sennheiser HD 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1
3.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 429s
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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