57points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

53points

Sony MDR-ZX110

Sony MDR-XB550AP
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34 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP vs Sony MDR-ZX110

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
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Sony MDR-XB550AP
53
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Sony MDR-ZX110

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Sony MDR-ZX110?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs12Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    102dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 1 more microphone(s)
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    1vs0

Why is Sony MDR-ZX110 better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • 60g lighter
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    120gvs180g
  • Travel bag is included
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-ZX110

Buy used:

$29.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonSony MDR-ZX110 Overhead Headphones - Whi...Sony MDR-ZX110 Overhead Headphones - White
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$14.91
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonVogek On Ear Headphones with Mic, Lightw...Vogek On Ear Headphones with Mic, Lightweight Portable Fold-Flat Stereo Bass Headphones with 1.5M Tangle Free Cord and Microphone-Black
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$14.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonKoss KPH30iRB On-Ear Headphones, in-Line...Koss KPH30iRB On-Ear Headphones, in-Line Microphone and Touch Remote Control, D-Profile Design, Wired with 3.5mm Plug, Rhythm Beige
Amazon logo
$29.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonSony MDR-ZX110 Stereo Headphones Loud an...Sony MDR-ZX110 Stereo Headphones Loud and Clear Sound Quality - Black
Amazon logo
$19.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonLUDOS Clamor Wired Earbuds in Ear Headph...LUDOS Clamor Wired Earbuds in Ear Headphones with Microphone, Earphones with Mic and Volume Control, Memory Foam, Reinforced Cable, Bass Compatible with iPhone, Apple, iPad, Computer, Laptop, PC
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$19.97
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonAILIHEN MS300 Wired Headphones, Stereo F...AILIHEN MS300 Wired Headphones, Stereo Foldable Headset for iOS Android Smartphone Laptop Tablet PC Computer (Rose Gold)
Amazon logo
$19.98
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonPhilips Over Ear Wired Stereo Headphones...Philips Over Ear Wired Stereo Headphones for Podcasts, Studio Monitoring and Recording Headset for Computer, Keyboard and Guitar with 6.3 mm (1/4") Add On Adapter
Amazon logo
$19.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonKids Headphones - noot products K11 Fold...Kids Headphones - noot products K11 Foldable Stereo Tangle-Free 3.5mm Jack Wired Cord On-Ear Headset for Children/Boys/Girls/iPad/School/Kindle/Airplane/Plane/Tablet (Black)
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$18.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
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 a detachable cable
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

180g

120g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.can be folded
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

12Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

22000Hz

22000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
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.
5.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

98dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.impedance

24 Ohms

24 Ohms

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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
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.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.number of microphones

1

0

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony MDR-ZX110
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Price comparison

Sony MDR-ZX110

Buy used:

$29.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonSony MDR-ZX110 Overhead Headphones - Whi...Sony MDR-ZX110 Overhead Headphones - White
Amazon logo
$14.91
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonVogek On Ear Headphones with Mic, Lightw...Vogek On Ear Headphones with Mic, Lightweight Portable Fold-Flat Stereo Bass Headphones with 1.5M Tangle Free Cord and Microphone-Black
Amazon logo
$14.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonKoss KPH30iRB On-Ear Headphones, in-Line...Koss KPH30iRB On-Ear Headphones, in-Line Microphone and Touch Remote Control, D-Profile Design, Wired with 3.5mm Plug, Rhythm Beige
Amazon logo
$29.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonSony MDR-ZX110 Stereo Headphones Loud an...Sony MDR-ZX110 Stereo Headphones Loud and Clear Sound Quality - Black
Amazon logo
$19.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonLUDOS Clamor Wired Earbuds in Ear Headph...LUDOS Clamor Wired Earbuds in Ear Headphones with Microphone, Earphones with Mic and Volume Control, Memory Foam, Reinforced Cable, Bass Compatible with iPhone, Apple, iPad, Computer, Laptop, PC
Amazon logo
$19.97
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonAILIHEN MS300 Wired Headphones, Stereo F...AILIHEN MS300 Wired Headphones, Stereo Foldable Headset for iOS Android Smartphone Laptop Tablet PC Computer (Rose Gold)
Amazon logo
$19.98
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonPhilips Over Ear Wired Stereo Headphones...Philips Over Ear Wired Stereo Headphones for Podcasts, Studio Monitoring and Recording Headset for Computer, Keyboard and Guitar with 6.3 mm (1/4") Add On Adapter
Amazon logo
$19.99
Sony MDR-ZX110 AmazonKids Headphones - noot products K11 Fold...Kids Headphones - noot products K11 Foldable Stereo Tangle-Free 3.5mm Jack Wired Cord On-Ear Headset for Children/Boys/Girls/iPad/School/Kindle/Airplane/Plane/Tablet (Black)
Amazon logo
$18.99

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