52points

Sony MDR-V55

60points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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Sony MDR-V55 vs Sony MDR-XB550AP

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
52
points
Sony MDR-V55
60
points
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Why is Sony MDR-V55 better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Sony MDR-V55?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 40g lighter
    180gvs220g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

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. Show more

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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

Panasonic HD805N

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
4.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
5.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

220g

180g

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

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

25000Hz

22000Hz

2.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

105dB/mW

102dB/mW

3.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. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

5Hz

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.

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

40 Ohms

24 Ohms

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
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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.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Connectivity

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

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP

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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.

For example

Nuheara IQbuds2 Max

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.has a noise-cancelling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Sony MDR-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP
4.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-V55
Sony MDR-XB550AP

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