40points

Sennheiser IE 800

53points

Sony XBA-3iP

Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
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17 facts in comparison

Sennheiser IE 800 vs Sony XBA-3iP

Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
40
points
Sennheiser IE 800
53
points
Sony XBA-3iP

Why is Sennheiser IE 800 better than Sony XBA-3iP?

  • 17000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 17dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    125dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sony XBA-3iP better than Sennheiser IE 800?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    12 Ohmsvs16 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 1g lighter
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    7gvs8g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • 0.1m longer cable
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    1.2mvs1.1m

Price comparison

Sennheiser IE 800

ProductStorePrice
Sennheiser IE 800 AmazonSennheiser IE 80 S Adjustable Bass Earbu...Sennheiser IE 80 S Adjustable Bass Earbud Headphone, Black
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$199.95
Sennheiser IE 800 AmazonShure SE846-CL Professional Sound Isolat...Shure SE846-CL Professional Sound Isolating Earphones with Quad High Definition MicroDrivers and True Subwoofer, Secure In-Ear Fit - Clear
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$899.00
Sennheiser IE 800 AmazonShure SE215-K Professional Sound Isolati...Shure SE215-K Professional Sound Isolating Earphones with Single Dynamic MicroDriver, Secure In-Ear Fit - Black
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$94.00
Sennheiser IE 800 AmazonSennheiser IE60 Headphone
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$149.00
Sennheiser IE 800 AmazonMomentum Free Special Edition
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$99.95
Sennheiser IE 800 AmazonSennheiser HD1 On-Ear Headphones for App...Sennheiser HD1 On-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices - Black
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$137.27
Sennheiser IE 800 AmazonSennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone ...Sennheiser HD 800 S Reference Headphone System
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$1,659.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
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

8g

7g

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.
3.travel bag is included
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
4.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
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.
5.has a tangle free cable
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.cable length

1.1m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

45000Hz

28000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
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

125dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

16 Ohms

12 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
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 an in-line control panel
Sennheiser IE 800
Sony XBA-3iP
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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