53points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

76points

SoundMagic MP21

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
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Sony MDR-XB50AP vs SoundMagic MP21

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
53
points
Sony MDR-XB50AP
76
points
SoundMagic MP21

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than SoundMagic MP21?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs15Hz
  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    12mmvs9mm

Why is SoundMagic MP21 better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    12 Ohmsvs16 Ohms
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Sweat resistant
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB50AP

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Headset
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$27.98
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDRXB510AS/B Extra Bass Wired Headp...Sony MDRXB510AS/B Extra Bass Wired Headphones, Best Sports Headphones W/Mic IPX5 Stereo Sweatproof Earbuds Durable Comfortable Gym Running Workout
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$29.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonEarbuds Headphones with Microphone Mic S...Earbuds Headphones with Microphone Mic Stereo Volume Control Wired Earphones in-Ear Noise-Isolating Ear Buds Compatible Samsung Android Galaxy LG HTC Tablet Laptop 3.5mm Audio Silver
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$11.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonLETSCOM Wired Headphones, Crystal Clear ...LETSCOM Wired Headphones, Crystal Clear Sound in-Ear Earbuds with Microphone, Lightweight 3.5mm Headphones Compatible with All 3.5 mm Interface Cellphones and MP3 MP4 Players
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$9.98
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB55AP Premium in-Ear Extra Bas...Sony MDR-XB55AP Premium in-Ear Extra Bass Headphones with Mic (Black)
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$39.90
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass Earbud Headset...Sony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass Earbud Headset (Black) (Renewed)
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$24.09
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP Extra Bass Earbud H
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$41.50
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSymphonized NRG 3.0 Earbuds Headphones, ...Symphonized NRG 3.0 Earbuds Headphones, Wood In-ear Noise-isolating Earphones, Balanced Bass Driven Sound with Mic & Volume Control (Black Night & Hazy Gray)
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$19.99

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. Show more

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
2.has a detachable cable
?

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Skullcandy Crusher ANC

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
3.sweat resistant
?

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

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Skullcandy Vert

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

8g

8g

6.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-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21

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-Z1

120000Hz

24000Hz

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

4Hz

15Hz

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

97dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
5.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

12 Ohms

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

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

12mm

9mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Groov-e Sound Buds

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
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-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21

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
SoundMagic MP21
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.

For example

Skullcandy Vert

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21
3.number of microphones
?

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

Best

Philips PH805

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
SoundMagic MP21
5.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Samsung Level On Wireless

Sony MDR-XB50AP
SoundMagic MP21

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