65points

Sony MDR-XB800

78points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sony MDR-XB800
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23 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-XB800 vs Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
65
points
Sony MDR-XB800
78
points
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Why is Sony MDR-XB800 better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 17Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs20Hz
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    50mmvs40mm
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than Sony MDR-XB800?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

290g

290g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
6.has a tangle free cable
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

28000Hz

20000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

3Hz

20Hz

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

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
4.impedance
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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

24 Ohms

47 Ohms

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

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

50mm

40mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Sony MDR-XB800
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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