91points

Sennheiser PXC 550

63points

Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless

Sennheiser PXC 550
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Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
91
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Sennheiser PXC 550
63
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Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
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    23000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 5h longer battery life
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    30hvs25h
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 0.2 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.2vs4
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 85g lighter
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    227gvs312g

Why is Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    16Hzvs17Hz
  • 28 Ohms lower impedance
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    18 Ohmsvs46 Ohms

Price comparison

Sennheiser PXC 550

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$165.00

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$244.05

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

227g

312g

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.
5.can be folded
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

17Hz

16Hz

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

23000Hz

22000Hz

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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
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.impedance

46 Ohms

18 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
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.Battery life

30h

25h

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
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 PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

3

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sennheiser Urbanite XL Wireless
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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