64points

Sony MDR-XB650BT

89points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

Sony MDR-XB650BT
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Sony MDR-XB650BT vs Sony MDR-XB950B1

Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1
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89
points

Why is Sony MDR-XB650BT better than Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • 55g lighter
    190gvs245g
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Sony MDR-XB650BT?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 17Hz lower low-frequency
    3Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 10dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs95dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be folded

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

190g

245g

Best

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3g

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

For example

Mpow Thor

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

3Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

28000Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

95dB/mW

105dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

For example

Mpow H5

Power

1. longer battery life

30h

18h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

4h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

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5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

5.Has WiFi
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

3.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

4.has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

Klipsch R5 Neckband

5.warranty period

1

1

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

6.has a noise canceling microphone
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

For example

Mpow H5

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