65points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

64points

Sony WH-CH500

Sony MDR-XB550AP
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Sony WH-CH500
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42 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP vs Sony WH-CH500

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
65
points
Sony MDR-XB550AP
64
points
Sony WH-CH500

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Sony WH-CH500?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Why is Sony WH-CH500 better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 40g lighter
    140gvs180g
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    2vs1
  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - ...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$49.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-ZX310-BLACK Wired Headphones wi...Sony MDR-ZX310-BLACK Wired Headphones with Lightweight Adjustable Headband and Swivel Earcups
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$23.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone, Black (2017 model) (Renewed)
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$49.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony Mdr-Xb950Ap Premium Xtra Bass Overh...Sony Mdr-Xb950Ap Premium Xtra Bass Overhead Headphones - Black
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$149.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/L Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/L Extra Bass Earbud Headset
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$29.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-AS210/B Sport In-ear Headphones...Sony MDR-AS210/B Sport In-ear Headphones, Black
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$13.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Sma...Sony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Smartphone Headset with Mic (Black)
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$19.78

Sony WH-CH500

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Black (WHCH500/B)
Amazon logo
$42.96
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$34.94
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony Wi-Xb400 Wireless In-Ear Extra Bass...Sony Wi-Xb400 Wireless In-Ear Extra Bass Headphones, Black (WIXB400/B)
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$38.00
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Black (WHCH500/B) Bundle with Headphone case & BT 4.0 USB Adapter
Amazon logo
$59.99
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphone...Sony Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones WH-CH500 (Black) + USB Cable & Wall Charger + HeroFiber Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$62.95
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WI-C310 Wireless in-Ear Headphones,...Sony WI-C310 Wireless in-Ear Headphones, Blue
Amazon logo
$28.00
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling Over the Ear Headphones with Alexa Voice Control – Black
Amazon logo
$128.00
Sony WH-CH500 aliexpressSONY WH-CH500 Stamina Wireless Headphone...SONY WH-CH500 Stamina Wireless Headphones with NFC free shipping
aliexpress logo
$87.00

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-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
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

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 (2nd Gen)

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
3.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Motorola VerveBuds 200

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Panasonic Technics EAH-AZ70W

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

180g

140g

6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

For example

Motorola VerveBuds 400

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

20Hz

2.highest frequency
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The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

22000Hz

20000Hz

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

102dB/mW

103dB/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-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

24 Ohms

24 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 M1570

106mm

30mm

30mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
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-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
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-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500

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-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
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-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
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 a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Bowers & Wilkins PI4

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Sony WH-CH500
5.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
Sony WH-CH500
6.warranty period
?

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

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

1

2

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - ...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
Amazon logo
$49.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-ZX310-BLACK Wired Headphones wi...Sony MDR-ZX310-BLACK Wired Headphones with Lightweight Adjustable Headband and Swivel Earcups
Amazon logo
$23.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone, Black (2017 model) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$49.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony Mdr-Xb950Ap Premium Xtra Bass Overh...Sony Mdr-Xb950Ap Premium Xtra Bass Overhead Headphones - Black
Amazon logo
$149.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/L Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/L Extra Bass Earbud Headset
Amazon logo
$29.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-AS210/B Sport In-ear Headphones...Sony MDR-AS210/B Sport In-ear Headphones, Black
Amazon logo
$13.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Sma...Sony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Smartphone Headset with Mic (Black)
Amazon logo
$19.78

Sony WH-CH500

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Black (WHCH500/B)
Amazon logo
$42.96
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$34.94
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony Wi-Xb400 Wireless In-Ear Extra Bass...Sony Wi-Xb400 Wireless In-Ear Extra Bass Headphones, Black (WIXB400/B)
Amazon logo
$38.00
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones...Sony WH-CH500 Wireless On-Ear Headphones, Black (WHCH500/B) Bundle with Headphone case & BT 4.0 USB Adapter
Amazon logo
$59.99
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphone...Sony Bluetooth Wireless On-Ear Headphones WH-CH500 (Black) + USB Cable & Wall Charger + HeroFiber Cleaning Cloth
Amazon logo
$62.95
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WI-C310 Wireless in-Ear Headphones,...Sony WI-C310 Wireless in-Ear Headphones, Blue
Amazon logo
$28.00
Sony WH-CH500 AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise Canceling Over the Ear Headphones with Alexa Voice Control – Black
Amazon logo
$128.00
Sony WH-CH500 aliexpressSONY WH-CH500 Stamina Wireless Headphone...SONY WH-CH500 Stamina Wireless Headphones with NFC free shipping
aliexpress logo
$87.00

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