Razer Hammerhead True Wireless EarbudsSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.5 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony WF C500See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds||Sony WF C500|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has passive noise reduction||✗||✓|
|driver unit size||13mm||5.8mm|
|sound pressure level||91db/mw||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✗||✓|
|battery life of charging case||13hours||10hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||9meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||2only||2only|
|highest mic frequency||5,000hz||✗|
|lowest mic frequency||300hz||✗|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✗|
|supports fast charging||✗||✓|
|has a mute function||✗||✓|
|control panel placed on a device||✓||✓|
|has voice prompts||✓||✓|
|travel bag is included||✓||✓|
|See price on Amazon||See price on Amazon|
Ingress protection ratings is the rank of protection given by an enclosure, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids say dust, followed by the one that refers to protection against liquids (sweat).
Having a value of IPX4, the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and of liquids that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
Compared to the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds, Sony WF C500 have a rating of IPX4 meaning that we are not yet certain of their rating with solids (dust) and that of liquids is that, they both have the same rating against liquids
Sony WF C500 have a weight of 10.8g . We take in account a lower weight best because lighter devices are easier to carry.
True wireless devices have no wires connecting any part of the device together, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is a key distinction as some wireless earbuds have cables connecting the two earbuds together.
Sony WF C500 also is true wireless since it doesn't have cables connecting the pair of earbuds together.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds are resistant to sweat
Sony WF C500's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
The Sony WF C500 also have stereo speakers
The Sony WF C500 sit well in place, this creates an acoustic covering that reduces background noise well as preventing the device voice audio from leaking out at the same.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a unit size of 13mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, therefor producing better bass.
The driver unit is basically a mini speaker that produces sound in the earbuds, the unit size determines the sound produced by the earbuds.
Sony WF C500 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 7.2mm , a common assumption that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so it's true that, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not mean that they deliver better quality sound.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio component produces low frequencies that can be heard, and if it alters the signal while at it.
Sony WF C500's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, this implies that both devices can produce equal bass
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Sony WF C500's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this means that both devices generate equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, in decibels, dB, Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's measurement is 91dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
The Sony WF C500 have neodymium magnets, if used in audio devices produce a higher sensitivity and substantial sound output while using less power. They can help produce music at quite a high SPL, with the use of high magnetic flux.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's battery life is 3 hours, these last less than 5 hours of listening which is considered average for a single charge. A device's battery life is given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Sony WF C500's battery life is more than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 7 hours . Each time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over a few years, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's case is said to have a charge of 13 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go several times before having to recharge the case itself.
Sony WF C500's charging case has a battery life of 10 hours, less than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 3 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Sony WF C500 takes 2.5 hours to fully charge the battery, more than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 1 hours
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a battery level indicator, an indicator shows you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights show the charging status of your device and case.
Sony WF C500 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have USB TYPE-C, a standard connector for transmitting both data and power in a single cable.
Sony WF C500 too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have Bluetooth version of 5, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that enables data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony WF C500 has a Bluetooth version of 5, equal to that of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sony WF C500 have a maximum range of 9meters, less than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 1meters
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds support AAC, a codec that is used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it provides better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds will work well with your iPad. If you intend on using these with Android , ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Sony WF C500 support AAC as well. Designed to be the successor of the MP3 format, AAC generally achieves higher sound quality than MP3 encoders at the same bit rate.
Latency refers to the time it takes for the audio signal to be transmitted to your earbuds. Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a latency of 60ms, a lower latency reduces audio lag and is particularly important when playing games or watching videos.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have 2 microphones.
Sony WF C500 microphones are 2, equal to that of the Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds . More microphones record better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds microphone sensitivity is measured at -42dBV/Pa. The size of the analog or digital output signal from the microphone with its input stimulus is a measure of its sensitivity. It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's highest mic frequency is 5,000Hz, high frequencies are best for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is known as its upper limiting frequency.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds's lowest mic frequency is 300Hz, low frequencies are best for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to channel ambient sound so that they can still be heard even while wearing them
The Sony WF C500 support fast charging. Usually, technologies like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge a device.
Sony WF C500 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
The Sony WF C500 too have a control panel on them.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have a warranty period of 2 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use following instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Sony WF C500 have a warranty period of 1Years, less than that of Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds by 1 Years .
The Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Sony WF C500 too have voice prompts meaning the device will notify you when the battery is low, and you need to recharge them.
Razer Hammerhead True Wireless Earbuds come with a special case. Carrying earphones openly, or placing them inside your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Sony WF C500 too have a case included, which offers safe transportation.