47points

Sony MDR-XB450AP

58points

Sony MDR-XB800

Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
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21 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB450AP vs Sony MDR-XB800

Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800

Why is Sony MDR-XB450AP better than Sony MDR-XB800?

  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 125g lighter
    ?

    165gvs290g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB800 better than Sony MDR-XB450AP?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs5Hz
  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs30mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB450AP

Buy used:

$44.99

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
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-XB800
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

165g

290g

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.can be folded
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
5.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.has an on-ear form
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
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

3Hz

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

28000Hz

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-XB800
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

102dB/mW

106dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
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.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
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-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
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 an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-XB450AP
Sony MDR-XB800
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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