50points

Sony MDR-EX150AP

51points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sony MDR-EX150AP
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Sony MDR-EX150AP vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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Sony MDR-EX150AP
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Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Sony MDR-EX150AP better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 5g lighter
    3gvs8g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Sony MDR-EX150AP?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    12mmvs9mm

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3g

8g

3.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Jaybird Vista

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP
5.has an in-ear form
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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.

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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

24000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

5Hz

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

103dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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

16 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.

Sony MDR-EX150AP
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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