50points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

59points

Sony WI-SP500

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Comparison winner
Sony WI-SP500
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18 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB50AP vs Sony WI-SP500

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
50
points
Sony MDR-XB50AP
59
points
Sony WI-SP500

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Sony WI-SP500?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 10g lighter
    8gvs18g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Why is Sony WI-SP500 better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 1.5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    13.5mmvs12mm
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?

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-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
2.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

8g

18g

4.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
5.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.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
6.has an L-shaped plug
?

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.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

20000Hz

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

4Hz

20Hz

3.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

12mm

13.5mm

4.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
Sony WI-SP500

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500
3.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

4.has an in-line control panel
?

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

Sony MDR-XB50AP
Sony WI-SP500

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