56points

Sony MDR-XB650BT

73points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sony MDR-XB650BT
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Sony MDR-XB950N1
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26 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB650BT vs Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Why is Sony MDR-XB650BT better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 100g lighter
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    190gvs290g
  • 3h shorter charge time
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    4hvs7h
  • Has an on-ear form
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Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than Sony MDR-XB650BT?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs4
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs30mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • Can be folded
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB650BT

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth H...Sony MDRXB650BT/B Extra Bass Bluetooth Headphones, Black
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$98.00
Sony MDR-XB650BT AmazonSony MDR-XB650BT Red Extra Bass Bluetoot...Sony MDR-XB650BT Red Extra Bass Bluetooth (Japan Import-No Warranty)
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$141.91
Sony MDR-XB650BT walmartRefurbished SONY MDR-XB650BT/B Black EXT...Refurbished SONY MDR-XB650BT/B Black EXTRA BASS Bluetooth Headphones
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$54.00

Sony MDR-XB950N1

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony MDR-XB950N1B Wireless Noise Cancell...Sony MDR-XB950N1B Wireless Noise Cancelling Extra Bass Headphones - Black (International Version) …
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$389.65
Sony MDR-XB950N1 AmazonSony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise C...Sony XB950N1 Extra Bass Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones, Black
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$79.95

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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-XB950N1
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-XB950N1
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

290g

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.can be folded
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

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

20000Hz

20000Hz

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-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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.impedance

24 Ohms

47 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.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.charge time

4h

7h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
3.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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-XB950N1
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-XB650BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
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.control panel placed on a device
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Sony MDR-XB950N1
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.warranty period

1

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

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