Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Top 63%489 points
Top 63%

Sony MDR-XB550AP: 13 facts and highlights

1. has sound isolation/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-XB550AP
47% have it

2. has a neodymium magnet

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-XB550AP
33% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-XB550AP
72% have it

4. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-XB550AP
25% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-XB550AP
32% have it

6. 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-XB550AP
44% have it

7. can be used as a headset

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.
Sony MDR-XB550AP
37% have it

8. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-XB550AP
53% have it

9. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
Sony MDR-XB550AP
42% have it

10. 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-XB550AP
76% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-XB550AP
41% have it

12. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
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13. 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-XB550AP
86% have it
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