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Sony WH-XB900N

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Sony WH-CH710N vs Sony WH-XB900N

Sony WH-CH710N
Sony WH-XB900N

Why is Sony WH-CH710N better than Sony WH-XB900N?

  • 5h longer battery life
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    35hvs30h
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
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    5vs4.2

Why is Sony WH-XB900N better than Sony WH-CH710N?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
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    2Hzvs7Hz
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    101dB/mWvs94dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
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    50 Ohmsvs72 Ohms
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs30mm
  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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  • Has Bluetooth aptX
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Price comparison

Sony WH-CH710N

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH710N AmazonSony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless...Sony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones with 35 hours Battery Life, Quick Charge, Built-in Mic and Voice Assistant - Black
Amazon logo
£96.09
Sony WH-CH710N AmazonSony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless...Sony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones with 35 hours Battery Life, Quick Charge, Built-in Mic and Voice Assistant - Blue
Amazon logo
£99.00
Sony WH-CH710N AmazonSony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless...Sony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones with 35 hours Battery Life, Quick Charge, Built-in Mic and Voice Assistant - White
Amazon logo
£96.09

Sony WH-XB900N

Buy used:

£119.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony WH-XB900N Extra Bass Noise Cancelli...Sony WH-XB900N Extra Bass Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Mic, 30 Hours Battery Life and Quick Charge - Optimized For Google Assistant and Alexa – Black
Amazon logo
£139.00
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony Wh-XB900N Extra Bass Wireless Noise...Sony Wh-XB900N Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, Up To 30 Hours Battery Life, Hands Free Call, Alexa - Grey (Renewed)
Amazon logo
£109.00
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony Wh-XB900N Extra Bass Wireless Noise...Sony Wh-XB900N Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, Up To 30 Hours Battery Life, Hands Free Call, Alexa - Black (Renewed)
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£114.50
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony WH-XB900N Extra Bass Noise Cancelli...Sony WH-XB900N Extra Bass Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Mic, 30 Hours Battery Life and Quick Charge - Optimized For Google Assistant and Alexa – Blue
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£149.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Sony WH-XB900N
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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Sony WH-XB900N
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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Sony WH-XB900N
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
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Sony WH-XB900N
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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Sony WH-XB900N
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

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254g

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.
7.can be folded
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Sony WH-XB900N
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
8.travel bag is included
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Sony WH-XB900N
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
9.has a tangle free cable
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Sony WH-XB900N
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

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
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Sony WH-XB900N
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)
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Sony WH-XB900N
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.sound pressure level

94dB/mW

101dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
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Sony WH-XB900N
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
7.impedance

72 Ohms

50 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.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9.diaphragm size

30mm

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The diaphragm moves air back and forth to create sound. The bigger the diaphragm, the more bass it can produce.

Power

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony WH-XB900N
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
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Sony WH-XB900N
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
5.battery power

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1000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
6.Has USB Type-C
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Sony WH-XB900N
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
7.Battery life of charging case

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The battery life of the charging case as given by the manufacturer. A charging case with a longer battery life allows you to recharge your headphones on the go multiple times before having to recharge the case itself.
8.has a removable battery
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Sony WH-XB900N
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony WH-XB900N
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
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
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Sony WH-XB900N
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
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Sony WH-XB900N
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
6.supports Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax)
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Sony WH-XB900N
Wi-Fi 6, released in 2019, is based on the IEEE 802.11ax wireless LAN standard. Designed to operate in all frequency bands between 1 and 6 GHz, it offers higher data rates and lower latency compared to previous Wi-Fi technologies.
7.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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Sony WH-XB900N
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
8.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Sony WH-XB900N
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
9.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Sony WH-XB900N
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
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Sony WH-XB900N
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
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Sony WH-XB900N
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.control panel placed on a device
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Sony WH-XB900N
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.
5.Has an in-line control panel
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Sony WH-XB900N
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
6.warranty period

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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
7.Has voice prompts
Sony WH-CH710N
Sony WH-XB900N
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
8.has a mute function
Sony WH-CH710N
Sony WH-XB900N
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
9.multipoint count

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Multipoint allows you to link to more Bluetooth devices and switch between them. For example you can easily switch calls from one device to another without having to manually disconnect and reconnect.

Price comparison

Sony WH-CH710N

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH710N AmazonSony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless...Sony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones with 35 hours Battery Life, Quick Charge, Built-in Mic and Voice Assistant - Black
Amazon logo
£96.09
Sony WH-CH710N AmazonSony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless...Sony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones with 35 hours Battery Life, Quick Charge, Built-in Mic and Voice Assistant - Blue
Amazon logo
£99.00
Sony WH-CH710N AmazonSony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless...Sony WH-CH710N Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphones with 35 hours Battery Life, Quick Charge, Built-in Mic and Voice Assistant - White
Amazon logo
£96.09

Sony WH-XB900N

Buy used:

£119.00

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony WH-XB900N Extra Bass Noise Cancelli...Sony WH-XB900N Extra Bass Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Mic, 30 Hours Battery Life and Quick Charge - Optimized For Google Assistant and Alexa – Black
Amazon logo
£139.00
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony Wh-XB900N Extra Bass Wireless Noise...Sony Wh-XB900N Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, Up To 30 Hours Battery Life, Hands Free Call, Alexa - Grey (Renewed)
Amazon logo
£109.00
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony Wh-XB900N Extra Bass Wireless Noise...Sony Wh-XB900N Extra Bass Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones, Up To 30 Hours Battery Life, Hands Free Call, Alexa - Black (Renewed)
Amazon logo
£114.50
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony WH-XB900N Extra Bass Noise Cancelli...Sony WH-XB900N Extra Bass Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with Mic, 30 Hours Battery Life and Quick Charge - Optimized For Google Assistant and Alexa – Blue
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£149.00

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