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Sony MDR-XB950B1

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Sony MDR-XB950B1 vs Sync by 50 On-Ear

Sony MDR-XB950B1
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Sony MDR-XB950B1
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Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than Sync by 50 On-Ear?

  • 17Hz lower low-frequency
    3Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 67g lighter
    245gvs312g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Sync by 50 On-Ear better than Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an on-ear form
  • 0.6m greater wireless connectivity range
    10.6mvs10m
  • Has a removable battery

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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.

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.

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.

4.weight

245g

312g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
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The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

20000Hz

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

20Hz

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
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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.

4.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.

5.impedance

24 Ohms

32 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.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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

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

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Connectivity

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

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

4

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10.6m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.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.

5.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.

6.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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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.

2.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.can be used as a headset
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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.

4.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

5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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