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Sony MDR-XB800

Sony MDR-XB800
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Sony MDR-XB800 review: specs and price

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB800
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Why is Sony MDR-XB800 better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    28000Hzvs24205.89Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    24 Ohmsvs33.15 Ohms
  • Sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs105.2dB/mW
  • Driver unit size
    50mmvs30.88mm

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-XB800

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 a detachable cable
Sony MDR-XB800

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

3.weight

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Sony MDR-XB800

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-XB800

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an L-shaped plug
Sony MDR-XB800

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

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

2.lowest frequency

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-XB800

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

106dB/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

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 a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-XB800

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-XB800

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

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