47points

Sony MDR-XB450AP

57points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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Sony MDR-XB450AP vs Sony MDR-XB550AP

Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
47
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Sony MDR-XB450AP
57
points
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Why is Sony MDR-XB450AP better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • 15g lighter
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    165gvs180g

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Sony MDR-XB450AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Can be folded
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB450AP

Buy used:

$7.49

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - ...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$54.99
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone (R...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone (Red)
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$59.99
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headpho...Sony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headphones, Black, medium
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$28.00
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSONY Over Ear Best Stereo Extra Bass Por...SONY Over Ear Best Stereo Extra Bass Portable Headphones Headset for Apple iPhone iPod / Samsung Galaxy / mp3 Player / 3.5mm Jack Plug Cell Phone (Black) …
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$16.95
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSony Dynamic Closed-Type Headphones MDR-...Sony Dynamic Closed-Type Headphones MDR-ZX310-L Blue
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$27.80

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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
Sony MDR-XB550AP
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

165g

180g

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.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

5Hz

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

22000Hz

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-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.
5.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

24 Ohms

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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB450AP

Buy used:

$7.49

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - ...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
Amazon logo
$54.99
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone (R...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone (Red)
Amazon logo
$59.99
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headpho...Sony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headphones, Black, medium
Amazon logo
$28.00
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSONY Over Ear Best Stereo Extra Bass Por...SONY Over Ear Best Stereo Extra Bass Portable Headphones Headset for Apple iPhone iPod / Samsung Galaxy / mp3 Player / 3.5mm Jack Plug Cell Phone (Black) …
Amazon logo
$16.95
Sony MDR-XB450AP AmazonSony Dynamic Closed-Type Headphones MDR-...Sony Dynamic Closed-Type Headphones MDR-ZX310-L Blue
Amazon logo
$27.80

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