51points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

38points

Sony MDR-XB510AS

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Sony MDR-XB50AP vs Sony MDR-XB510AS

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony MDR-XB510AS
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony MDR-XB510AS

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Sony MDR-XB510AS?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Sony MDR-XB510AS better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a straight plug
  • Weather sealed

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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.

2.has an in-ear form
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

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.

3.has included ear pads
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

4.travel bag is included
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

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.

6.Weather sealed
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

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

2.can be used as a headset
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Sony MDR-XB510AS

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.

3.number of microphones

1

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

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