48points

Shure SE215

62points

Sony XBA-1

Shure SE215
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Sony XBA-1
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17 facts in comparison

Shure SE215 vs Sony XBA-1

Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1
48
points
62
points

Why is Shure SE215 better than Sony XBA-1?

  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    20 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony XBA-1 better than Shure SE215?

  • 7500Hz higher high-frequency
    25000Hzvs17500Hz
  • 17Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs22Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    108dB/mWvs107dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

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 a detachable cable
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

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

3.has a tangle free cable
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has an in-ear form
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

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.

5.has included ear pads
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

17500Hz

25000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

22Hz

5Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

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

4.sound pressure level

107dB/mW

108dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

20 Ohms

24 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Shure SE215
Sony XBA-1

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

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