94points

Sennheiser PXC 550

28points

Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sol Republic Tracks Ultra?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device

Why is Sol Republic Tracks Ultra better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.can be folded
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.travel bag is included
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
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Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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 PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sol Republic Tracks Ultra

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

4.number of microphones

3

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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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