50points

Sony MDR-XB400

45points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sony MDR-XB400
Comparison winner
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19 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB400 vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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Sony MDR-XB400
45
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Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Sony MDR-XB400 better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 18mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    30mmvs12mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Sony MDR-XB400?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 142g lighter
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    8gvs150g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB400

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$29.99

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Sony MDR-XB400 AmazonSony WI-C300 Wireless In-Ear Headphones,...Sony WI-C300 Wireless In-Ear Headphones, Black (WIC300/B)
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Sony MDR-XB400 AmazonSony MDREX110AP - Black
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Sony MDR-XB400 AmazonSony Lightweight Extra Bass Stereo Headp...Sony Lightweight Extra Bass Stereo Headphones (Black)
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

150g

8g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.has an in-ear form
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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 a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.has an on-ear form
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

24000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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

100dB/mW

110dB/mW

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

24 Ohms

16 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.
2.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-XB400
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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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