63points

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

43points

Sony XBA-4

Sennheiser IE 80S BT
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31 facts in comparison

Sennheiser IE 80S BT vs Sony XBA-4

Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
63
points
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
43
points
Sony XBA-4

Why is Sennheiser IE 80S BT better than Sony XBA-4?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs108dB/mW
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sony XBA-4 better than Sennheiser IE 80S BT?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs10Hz
  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 22g lighter
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    8gvs30g
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.sweat resistance
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
3.weight

30g

8g

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.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.can be folded
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

3Hz

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

20000Hz

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 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
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.
5.sound pressure level

110dB/mW

108dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
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
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
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
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.has a mute function
Sennheiser IE 80S BT
Sony XBA-4
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

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