100points

Sennheiser PXC 550

61points

Sony MDR-Z7

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Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sony MDR-Z7

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
100
points
Sennheiser PXC 550
61
points
Sony MDR-Z7

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Sony MDR-Z7?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    46 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 108g lighter
    227gvs335g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-Z7 better than Sennheiser PXC 550?

  • 77000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    100000Hzvs23000Hz
  • 13Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs17Hz
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

227g

335g

5.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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
6.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7

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

23000Hz

100000Hz

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

17Hz

4Hz

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

110dB/mW

102dB/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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
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

46 Ohms

70 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7

Power

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

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7

Connectivity

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

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
2.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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
3.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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
3.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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
4.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 PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
5.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7
6.has a mute function
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The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-Z7

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