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Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sony MDR-XB50AP
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Sony MDR-XB50AP review: specs and price

Sony MDR-XB50AP
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Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than the average?

  • Lowest frequency
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    4Hzvs14.09Hz
  • Impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs33.46 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
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    110dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW
  • Weight
    8gvs171.2g

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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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-XB50AP
2.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

8g

3.has an in-ear form
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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.

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4.has an L-shaped plug
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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.

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5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

1.2m

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

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

4Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

110dB/mW

4.impedance
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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

16 Ohms

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

Sony MDR-XB50AP
6.driver unit size
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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

12mm

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 applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

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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

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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.

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