56points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

44points

Takstar HD 2000

Sony MDR-XB550AP
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33 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP vs Takstar HD 2000

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Takstar HD 2000?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 20g lighter
    ?

    180gvs200g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Why is Takstar HD 2000 better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 20mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs30mm
  • 0.8m longer cable
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    2mvs1.2m
  • Has a coil cable
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  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headset/H...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headset/Headphones with mic for phone call, Black
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$58.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Headset
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$28.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450 Extra Bass Smartphone Hea...Sony MDR-XB450 Extra Bass Smartphone Heatset (Black)
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$149.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headpho...Sony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headphones, Black, medium
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$38.00
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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$34.99
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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$15.94
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headpho...Sony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headphones with App Control, Black
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$115.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB55AP Premium in-Ear Extra Bas...Sony MDR-XB55AP Premium in-Ear Extra Bass Headphones with Mic (White)
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$44.90
Sony MDR-XB550AP aliexpressUSED MDR-XB550AP EXTRA BASS Headphones p...USED MDR-XB550AP EXTRA BASS Headphones powerful bass free shipping
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$43.70

Takstar HD 2000

ProductStorePrice
Takstar HD 2000 AmazonTAKSTAR Headphone Over Ear Wired Monitor...TAKSTAR Headphone Over Ear Wired Monitor Headphones with 3.5mm to 6.3mm Jack Adapter On-Ear Headphones HD 2000
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$29.99
Takstar HD 2000 AmazonTakstar HD5500 Closed Dynamic Stereo Hea...Takstar HD5500 Closed Dynamic Stereo Headphones Professional Audio Monitoring
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$75.39

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
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 an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

180g

200g

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.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

10Hz

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

25000Hz

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
Takstar HD 2000
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
Takstar HD 2000
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

101dB/mW

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

24 Ohms

32 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
Takstar HD 2000
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
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
Takstar HD 2000
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
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
Takstar HD 2000
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HD 2000
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headset/H...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headset/Headphones with mic for phone call, Black
Amazon logo
$58.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Headset
Amazon logo
$28.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450 Extra Bass Smartphone Hea...Sony MDR-XB450 Extra Bass Smartphone Heatset (Black)
Amazon logo
$149.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headpho...Sony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headphones, Black, medium
Amazon logo
$38.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone, Black (2017 model) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$34.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Sma...Sony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Smartphone Headset with Mic (Black)
Amazon logo
$15.94
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headpho...Sony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headphones with App Control, Black
Amazon logo
$115.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB55AP Premium in-Ear Extra Bas...Sony MDR-XB55AP Premium in-Ear Extra Bass Headphones with Mic (White)
Amazon logo
$44.90
Sony MDR-XB550AP aliexpressUSED MDR-XB550AP EXTRA BASS Headphones p...USED MDR-XB550AP EXTRA BASS Headphones powerful bass free shipping
aliexpress logo
$43.70

Takstar HD 2000

ProductStorePrice
Takstar HD 2000 AmazonTAKSTAR Headphone Over Ear Wired Monitor...TAKSTAR Headphone Over Ear Wired Monitor Headphones with 3.5mm to 6.3mm Jack Adapter On-Ear Headphones HD 2000
Amazon logo
$29.99
Takstar HD 2000 AmazonTakstar HD5500 Closed Dynamic Stereo Hea...Takstar HD5500 Closed Dynamic Stereo Headphones Professional Audio Monitoring
Amazon logo
$75.39

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