66points

Sony XBA-3iP

54points

Sony XBA C10iP

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Sony XBA-3iP vs Sony XBA C10iP

Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP
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54
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Why is Sony XBA-3iP better than Sony XBA C10iP?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
    12 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is Sony XBA C10iP better than Sony XBA-3iP?

  • 3g lighter
    4gvs7g

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

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

2.weight

7g

4g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a tangle free cable
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

4.has an in-ear form
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

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.

5.has included ear pads
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

25000Hz

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

4Hz

5Hz

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 XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

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

108dB/mW

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

12 Ohms

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sony XBA-3iP
Sony XBA C10iP

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

3.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

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