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Sony MDR-XB450AP

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Sony MDR-XB450AP review: specs and price

Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB450AP
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Why is Sony MDR-XB450AP better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    24 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Weight
    165gvs169.03g

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB450AP

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-XB450AP

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

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

3.weight

165g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-XB450AP

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

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

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.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-XB450AP

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

6.driver unit size

30mm

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-XB450AP

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB450AP

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-XB450AP

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

3.warranty period

1

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

4.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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