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Sony XBA-4iP

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Sony XBA-4iP review: specs and price

Sony XBA-4iP
Sony XBA-4iP

Why is Sony XBA-4iP better than the average?

  • Highest frequency
    28000Hzvs24201.64Hz
  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs14.83Hz
  • Impedance
    8 Ohmsvs33.17 Ohms
  • Weight
    8gvs174.14g
  • Sound pressure level
    108dB/mWvs105.22dB/mW

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Design

1.weight

8g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

2.has an in-ear form
Sony XBA-4iP

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.

3.has included ear pads
Sony XBA-4iP

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

4.travel bag is included
Sony XBA-4iP

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Sony XBA-4iP

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.cable length

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

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

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-4iP

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

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sony XBA-4iP

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

6.impedance

8 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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony XBA-4iP

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Sony XBA-4iP

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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