51points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

35points

Takstar HI 2050

Sony MDR-XB550AP
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33 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP vs Takstar HI 2050

Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HI 2050

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Takstar HI 2050?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs15Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
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  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    102dB/mWvs92dB/mW
  • 36 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs60 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • 145g lighter
    ?

    180gvs325g

Why is Takstar HI 2050 better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • 3000Hz higher high-frequency
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    25000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 23mm bigger driver unit
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    53mmvs30mm
  • 1m longer cable
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    2.2mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB550AP

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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$29.95
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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$54.99
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 XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone, Black (2017 model) (Renewed)
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$37.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphrag...Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone
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$95.32
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headpho...Sony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headphones, Black, Medium
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$28.00
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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$24.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone (R...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone (Red)
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$59.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headpho...Sony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headphones with App Control, Black
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$118.88

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HI 2050
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 HI 2050
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 HI 2050
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 HI 2050
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

180g

325g

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 HI 2050
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

15Hz

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 HI 2050
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 HI 2050
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

92dB/mW

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

24 Ohms

60 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 HI 2050
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HI 2050
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 HI 2050
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB550AP
Takstar HI 2050
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 HI 2050
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 HI 2050
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 HI 2050
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

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
$29.95
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
$54.99
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 XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone...Sony XB550AP Extra Bass On-Ear Headphone, Black (2017 model) (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$37.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphrag...Sony MDR7506 Professional Large Diaphragm Headphone
Amazon logo
$95.32
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headpho...Sony MDRZX110NC Noise Cancelling Headphones, Black, Medium
Amazon logo
$28.00
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Sma...Sony MDRZX110AP ZX Series Extra Bass Smartphone Headset with Mic (Black)
Amazon logo
$24.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone (R...Sony MDR-XB450AP Extra Bass Headphone (Red)
Amazon logo
$59.99
Sony MDR-XB550AP AmazonSony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headpho...Sony XB950B1 Extra Bass Wireless Headphones with App Control, Black
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$118.88

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