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Overall Score 5.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
Sony WF C500See price on Amazon
Overall Score 5.3 Represents average audio ecosystem compatibility score.
|Category||Features||Urbanista Copenhagen||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||12mm||5.8mm|
|sound pressure level||115db/mw||✗|
|has a neodymium magnet||✗||✓|
|battery life of charging case||24hours||10hours|
|has a battery level indicator||✓||✓|
|CONNECTIVITY||has usb type-c||✓||✓|
|maximum bluetooth range||10meters||9meters|
|MICROPHONE||number of microphones||4only||2only|
|has a noise-canceling microphone||✓||✗|
|EXTRAS||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 rating of protection offered by a casing, against dust and liquids. 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 Urbanista Copenhagen's rating is read as, the first number 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.
Compared to the Urbanista Copenhagen, 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
The Sony WF C500 have a weight of 10.8g . We take in account a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to transport.
For a device to be true wireless it should have no cables linking any part of the device together, Urbanista Copenhagen are true wireless for this case since they don't have wires. This is an important difference since wireless earbuds have cables connecting the pair of earbuds .
Sony WF C500 also is true wireless because it doesn't have wires connecting the 2 earbuds together.
Urbanista Copenhagen have sweat resistance
Sony WF C500's resistance to sweat makes both devices good for use while doing sports such as long-distance running, marathons, cardio sweat workouts , etc
Urbanista Copenhagen have stereo speakers, devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from separate channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better listening experience.
Both Sony WF C500 and Urbanista Copenhagen have stereo speakers
The Sony WF C500 sit well in place, creating a sound seal that tones down background sounds well as preventing the earbuds music from leaking out at the same.
Urbanista Copenhagen driver unit is 12mm in diameter, bigger drivers are more powerful, and can produce better bass.
A driver unit is basically a mini speaker that makes sound in the earbuds, the unit size dictates the loudness of the earbuds.
Sony WF C500 driver unit is 5.8mm in diameter, which implies that they have a smaller driver unit than that of Urbanista Copenhagen by 6.2mm , as many tend to believe that driver units of a bigger size automatically produce better sound quality.
However, large drivers find it difficult to produce high frequencies so yes, larger drivers are capable of generating louder sound, but this does not indicate that they produce better quality sound.
The Urbanista Copenhagen's lowest frequency is at 20Hz, low-frequency response inidcates how well a particular audio device produces low audible frequencies 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
Urbanista Copenhagen's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, high-frequency response indicates how well a particular audio device produces high recognizable frequencies and if it makes any adjustments to the signal on its way through.
Sony WF C500's highest frequency is at 20,000Hz, this implies that both devices produce equal treble
The sound pressure level, is the level of pressure of sound, in decibels, dB, Urbanista Copenhagen's measurement is 115dB/mW. Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
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 sound pressure level, with the use of high magnetic flux.
The Urbanista Copenhagen's battery life is 8 hours, these last longer than 5 hours of listening which is considered average before recharge. A device's battery life is usually 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 Urbanista Copenhagen by 2 hours . Every time you recharge your earbuds, they get a little less listening time. The effect is not noticeable at first, but over time, your wireless earbuds will no longer play for long like they used to.
This is given by the manufacturer, and the Urbanista Copenhagen's case has a charge of 24 hours. A charging case with more battery hours allows you to recharge your earbuds on the go many 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 Urbanista Copenhagen by 14 hours
It requires 1.5 hours to fully charge the Urbanista Copenhagen's battery. It is recommended to charge fully 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 Urbanista Copenhagen by 1 hours
The Urbanista Copenhagen have a battery level indicator, an indicator alerts you when the earbuds has a low battery. Its lights indicate the charging state of your device and case.
Sony WF C500 too have a battery level indicator, charging indicators allow you to determine the charging state of your device, whether fully charged, or the battery is running low.
Urbanista Copenhagen support 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.
Urbanista Copenhagen have Bluetooth version of 5.2, Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data movement between devices placed in range, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves.
Sony WF C500 has a Bluetooth version of 5, older than that of Urbanista Copenhagen . Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
Urbanista Copenhagen have a 10meters distance to connect via Bluetooth.
Sony WF C500 have a maximum range of 9meters, less than that of Urbanista Copenhagen by 1meters
Urbanista Copenhagen support AAC, a codec used for Bluetooth audio. It supports 24-bit audio at 250kbps. Because it uses psychoacoustic modeling, it can provide better results than other codecs at a similar bit rate.
Being the highest quality codec that any Bluetooth-supporting Apple product supports, the Urbanista Copenhagen will work fine with your iPhone. 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.
The Urbanista Copenhagen have 4 microphones.
The Sony WF C500 microphones are 2, less than that of Urbanista Copenhagen by 2 . More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background sounds.
Urbanista Copenhagen use a noise-canceling microphone, these microphones are designed to reduce background sounds from the desired sound.
When misplaced in a room, or can't be found in your bag, the Urbanista Copenhagen support the find earbuds feature.
Urbanista Copenhagen support fast charging. Commonly, technologies like MediaTek’s Pump Express, are used to reduce the time it takes to charge a device.
The Sony WF C500 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 is charged to 50% in thirty minutes.
Urbanista Copenhagen have a mute function, they support the feature to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the earbuds.
The Sony WF C500 too have this function. The mute function means that you can turn off the device's microphone, but you can still hear the other party talk.
The Urbanista Copenhagen, so you can easily access the volume control, pause, play, mute, etc whichever functions are supported on the device.
The Sony WF C500 too have a control panel on them.
Urbanista Copenhagen 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 in the case of a malfunction. Sony WF C500 have a warranty period of 1Years, equal to that of the Urbanista Copenhagen .
Urbanista Copenhagen have voice prompts. With voice prompts, you receive information via audio messages, like if there is a problem with the connection.
The Sony WF C500 too have voice prompts meaning the device notifies you if the battery is running low, and you need to recharge the earbuds.
Urbanista Copenhagen come with a special case. Carrying earphones without a case, or placing them in your pockets without a casing may easily put them at risk of getting damaged.
Sony WF C500 too have a travel bag included, which offers safe transportation.