37points

Sony MDR-XB510AS

62points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Sony MDR-XB510AS
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Sony MDR-XB510AS vs Sony MDR-XB550AP

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
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Sony MDR-XB510AS
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Sony MDR-XB550AP

Why is Sony MDR-XB510AS better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has included ear pads
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Sony MDR-XB510AS?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

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.

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
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

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
6.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

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Sony MDR-XB550AP

Sound quality

1.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.

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
2.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.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.

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Sony MDR-XB550AP

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Sony MDR-XB550AP

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.

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Sony MDR-XB550AP
2.control panel placed on a device
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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

Beats Solo Pro

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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

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4.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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5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Jabra Elite 75t

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