Technics EAH AZ60M2See price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.8 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sennheiser CX 500BTSee price on Amazon
Overall Score 6.6 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Technics EAH AZ60M2||Sennheiser CX 500BT|
|DESIGN||ingress protection (ip) rating||ipX4||ipX4|
|has no wires or cables||✓||✓|
|has an earbud foam||✓||✗|
|has stereo speakers||✓||✓|
|SOUND QUALITY||has active noise cancellation (noise control)||✓||✓|
|has passive noise reduction||✓||✓|
|driver unit size||8mm||✗|
|sound pressure level||✗||94db/mw|
|battery life of charging case||25hours||16hours|
|has wireless charging||✓||✗|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||10meters|
|has aptx adaptive||✗||✓|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||8only||4only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✓|
|highest mic frequency||✗||10,000hz|
|lowest mic frequency||✗||100hz|
|EXTRAS||has ambient sound mode||✓||✓|
|has in/on-ear detection||✓||✓|
|has find earbuds feature||✗||✓|
|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|
IP ratings refer to the level of protection given by a casing, against dust and water. The letters 'IP' are followed by two values The first value of the IP rating refers to protection against solids such as dust, while the second refers to protection against liquids (water).
Having a value of IPX4, the Technics EAH AZ60M2's rating is read as, the first value of X denotes that no data available to specify a protection rating, and the second value of 4 means that they can withstand low pressure spray similar to that of a shower head when tilted at 180° for 10 minutes.
In comparison to the Technics EAH AZ60M2, Sennheiser CX 500BT 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
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a weight of 14g . We take in account a lower weight better for the reason that lighter devices are more comfortable to move with.
Sennheiser CX 500BT, at 12g are lighter than the Technics EAH AZ60M2 with a difference -2g
True wireless devices have no cables linking any part of the device together, Technics EAH AZ60M2 are true wireless for this case since they have no cables. This is a major difference since wireless earbuds have cables linking the two earbuds .
Sennheiser CX 500BT also is true wireless because it has no cables connecting the 2 earbuds .
Technics EAH AZ60M2 are resistant to sweat
Sennheiser CX 500BT's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use during long-distance running, marathons, training in workout bodysuits, etc
An earbud foam is designed to be ultracompact and lightweight, with little interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have an earbud foam to some it is more comfortable than the in-ear foam.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 have stereo speakers, what this means is that Technics EAH AZ60M2's speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, this creates a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Sennheiser CX 500BT and Technics EAH AZ60M2 have stereo speakers
ANC utilises advanced technology to reduce ambient sounds. How it works, it listens to the sound pattern of incoming noise and then inverts the soundwaves to counter it. In simple terms, it's like taking +1 (sound from your surrounding) and adding -1 (inverted noise) to make 0 which results in a reduced level of noise.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 have ANC allowing you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue since you don't need to crank up the device volume to outcompete background noise.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have ANC which makes both devices ideal for flights and morning commutes. Each work with different noise cancellation modes, pick the mode that suits your travel or that suites your relaxation time.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 stay tightly in place, this creates a sound seal that tones down background sounds well as preventing the device music from leaking out at the same.
Both Sennheiser CX 500BT, and Technics EAH AZ60M2 have passive noise reduction this implies that both reduce ambient noise without using technology to cancel it out.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 driver unit is 8mm in diameter, the bigger the unit the more powerful, therefor producing better bass. A driver unit is the component that makes sound in the device, its size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Technics EAH AZ60M2's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies and if it makes any changes to the signal while at it.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest frequency is at 5Hz, this means that Sennheiser CX 500BT produce a juicier bass than the Technics EAH AZ60M2
Technics EAH AZ60M2's highest frequency is at 40,000Hz, high-frequency response shows how well a particular audio component produces high audible frequencies and if it adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest frequency is at 21,000Hz, this means that Technics EAH AZ60M2 produce a clearer and crispier treble than the Sennheiser CX 500BT
The sound pressure level, is the pressure level of sound, measured in decibels, dB, Sennheiser CX 500BT's measurement is 94dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
Technics EAH AZ60M2's battery life is 7.5 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is commonly given by the manufacturer, and with longer battery life, you get to use it for longer and requires fewer chargings.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's battery life is more than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 by 0.5 hours . Every time you recharge your device, they get a little less listening time. The effect is barely noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the vendor, and Technics EAH AZ60M2's case has a full charge of 25 hours. A charging case with more battery hours enables you to recharge your earbuds on the go many times before having to recharge the case itself.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's charging case has a battery life of 16 hours, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 by 9 hours
It requires 2 hours to fully charge the Technics EAH AZ60M2's battery. It is highly adivsable to fully charge the battery before using the earbuds for the first time.
Technics EAH AZ60M2, the device supports wireless charging. To charge the device, you simply put down on a compatible charging pad.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a battery level indicator, an indicator notifies you when the earbuds has a low battery. The battery indicator lights display the charging status of your device and charging case.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a battery level indicator, these allow you to tell the charging state of your earbuds, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 use USB TYPE-C, an industry-standard connector for transmitting both data and power through a single cable.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too support USB TYPE-C. This USB-C plug comes along with most current electronics.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have Bluetooth version of 5.3, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sennheiser CX 500BT has a Bluetooth version of 5.2, older than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a 10meters distance connecting via Bluetooth.
Sennheiser CX 500BT have a maximum range of 10meters, equal to that of the Technics EAH AZ60M2
Technics EAH AZ60M2 support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Since it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at the same bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Technics EAH AZ60M2 will work well with your iPhone. If you intend on using these with Android you need to pay even closer attention to codec support for if they only have AAC they won't provide the best audio quality possible, ensure that they also support aptX HD, LDAC, or LHDC as well.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT 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.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support LDAC, a codec developed by Sony which allows streaming high-resolution audio over Bluetooth connections at up to 990 kbps at 32 bit/96 kHz. It is capable of a very high bitrate of 990kbps, which provides high-resolution audio.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support APTX Adaptive, an audio codec for Bluetooth devices that are developed by Qualcomm. It has a variable bit rate (between 279kbps and 420kbps).
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have 8 microphones.
Sennheiser CX 500BT microphones are 4, less than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 by 4 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out noise.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a noise-canceling type of microphone, these microphones are intended to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a noise-canceling microphone. This is useful in noisy areas.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT's highest mic frequency is 10,000Hz, high frequencies are better for recording treble. The highest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its upper limiting frequency.
Sennheiser CX 500BT's lowest mic frequency is 100Hz, low frequencies are better for picking up bass. The lowest mic frequency of a microphone is defined as its lower limiting frequency.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support ambient sound mode, which uses microphones to pass through ambient noises to still be heard even when wearing the earbuds
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support ambient sound mode as well, it’s useful when you want to listen to music but also be aware of your surrounding, say you’re having a jog but would still want to hear traffic.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 support in/on-ear detection, the sensors in the earbuds can detect when they are removed from your ears so that the music is paused.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT support in/on-ear detection, automatically pauses your music, or audiobook when you remove earbuds from your ears saving battery life.
If misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Sennheiser CX 500BT have a find earbuds feature.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support fast charging. Most often, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to lower the time it takes to fully charge the earbuds.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too support fast charging. It's very similar to regular charging, only that the battery fills up much faster. Say, with Quick Charge 3.0, the battery can be charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2 support multipoint of 3 connections, this feature allows you connect to more than one Bluetooth device and switch between them. For example, you can seemlessly switch calls from one device to another without manually disconnect and reconnect.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a mute function, they support the option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too support this function. The mute function means that you are in position turn off the earbuds' microphone, but still hear the other party talk.
The Technics EAH AZ60M2, so you can access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the earbuds.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a control panel on them.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 have a warranty period of 1 Years, the period of time that warrant free repair and adjustment services in case of a malfunction occurring under normal use that has followed instruction manuals.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement a malfunction occurs. Sennheiser CX 500BT have a warranty period of 2Years, more than that of Technics EAH AZ60M2 by 1 Years .
Technics EAH AZ60M2 support voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information through audio messages, say if there is an issue with the connection.
The Sennheiser CX 500BT too support voice prompts meaning the device notifies you when the battery is running low, and you need to recharge them.
Technics EAH AZ60M2 come with a special pouch. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your bag without a cover can easily damage them.
Sennheiser CX 500BT too have a case included, which is useful for safe transportation.