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Sharkk Lightning

87points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

Sharkk Lightning
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Sharkk Lightning vs Sony MDR-XB950B1

Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Why is Sharkk Lightning better than Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Sharkk Lightning?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • 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

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

5.has an in-ear form
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

6.has a tangle free cable
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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)
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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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Sony MDR-XB950B1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.Has WiFi
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The device can connect to WiFi.

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Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.has a noise canceling microphone
Sharkk Lightning
Sony MDR-XB950B1

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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