43points

Skullcandy Stim

54points

Sony MDR-XB450AP

Skullcandy Stim
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Skullcandy Stim vs Sony MDR-XB450AP

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
43
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Skullcandy Stim
54
points
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Why is Skullcandy Stim better than Sony MDR-XB450AP?

  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    112dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 47g lighter
    118gvs165g
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB450AP better than Skullcandy Stim?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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.

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
2.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

118g

165g

4.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

JBL T460BT

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
5.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
6.has an L-shaped plug
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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.

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP

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

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

20Hz

5Hz

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

112dB/mW

102dB/mW

4.impedance
?

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

32 Ohms

24 Ohms

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

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

40mm

30mm

Connectivity

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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.

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
2.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

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.

Skullcandy Stim
Sony MDR-XB450AP
4.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

2

1

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