53points

Sony WI-SP500

60points

Sony WI-SP600N

Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
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24 facts in comparison

Sony WI-SP500 vs Sony WI-SP600N

Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
53
points
Sony WI-SP500
60
points
Sony WI-SP600N

Why is Sony WI-SP500 better than Sony WI-SP600N?

  • 2h longer battery life
    ?

    8hvs6h
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    ?

    4.2vs4.1
  • 7.5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    13.5mmvs6mm
  • 3g lighter
    ?

    18gvs21g
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

Why is Sony WI-SP600N better than Sony WI-SP500?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 0.5h shorter charge time
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    1.5hvs2h
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

Sony WI-SP600N

ProductStorePrice
Sony WI-SP600N AmazonSony SP600N Wireless Noise Canceling Spo...Sony SP600N Wireless Noise Canceling Sports In-Ear Headphones, Black (WI-SP600N/B)
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$67.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
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 WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.sweat resistance
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
4.weight

18g

21g

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.has an in-ear form
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
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.
6.has an open-back design
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.

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 active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
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.
4.has a neodymium magnet
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
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.driver unit size

13.5mm

6mm

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

Power

1.Battery life

8h

6h

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
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.charge time

2h

1.5h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.Bluetooth version

4.2

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 WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
4.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.
5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
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 WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
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.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Sony WI-SP500
Sony WI-SP600N
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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