74points

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless

100points

Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
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Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
74
points
Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
100
points
Sennheiser PXC 550

Why is Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    16Hzvs17Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    111dB/mWvs110dB/mW
  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    18 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    ?

    4vs3
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    23000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 8h longer battery life
    ?

    30hvs22h
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4

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 HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.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 HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.has an L-shaped plug
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An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

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

23000Hz

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

16Hz

17Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

111dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.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 HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.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

18 Ohms

46 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

Power

1.Battery life
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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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

22h

30h

2.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

3h

3h

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

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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Best

Beats Solo Pro

5

4

4.2

2.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.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 HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
4.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 HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550

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.

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
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 HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

4

3

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Wireless
Sennheiser PXC 550
6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

2

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