52points

Sony MDR-XB450AP

57points

SoundMagic ES18S

Sony MDR-XB450AP
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25 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB450AP vs SoundMagic ES18S

Sony MDR-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
52
points
Sony MDR-XB450AP
57
points
SoundMagic ES18S

Why is Sony MDR-XB450AP better than SoundMagic ES18S?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    30mmvs10mm
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is SoundMagic ES18S better than Sony MDR-XB450AP?

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

    16 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • 154g lighter
    11gvs165g
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony MDR-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
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

Audeze LCD-1

Sony MDR-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

165g

11g

4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sony MDR-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Sony MDR-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sony MDR-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

22000Hz

22000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

5Hz

15Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

102dB/mW

100dB/mW

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-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
5.impedance
?

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

24 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

30mm

10mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Sony MDR-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sony MDR-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S

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-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
2.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

3.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-XB450AP
SoundMagic ES18S
4.warranty period
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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

1

1

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