Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Beats Solo Pro

Sennheiser PXC 550
vs
Beats Solo Pro

What is the difference between Sennheiser PXC 550 and Beats Solo Pro? Find out which is better and their overall performance in the headphones ranking. Based on our rating, PXC 550 has a total rating of 8.3 out of 10 vs 6.6 out of 10 for Solo Pro.

Advantages Sennheiser PXC 550 over Beats Solo Pro

  • Wired mode
  • Less weight: 8oz vs 9.4oz
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • App control
  • NFC support

Advantages Beats Solo Pro over Sennheiser PXC 550

  • Longer battery life: 22 hours vs 20 hours

Common features

  • Folding headphones
  • Noise cancelling headphones
  • Adjustable level of noise cancellation
  • Built-in controls
  • Voice control
  • Battery free listening mode
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Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Sennheiser PXC 550
8.3
Beats Solo Pro
6.6
10
10
10
8
8
6
Sennheiser PXC 550

Sennheiser PXC 550 review

May 18, 2020

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Common

Product

Sennheiser PXC 550
Beats Solo Pro

Model

PXC 550
Solo Pro

Brand

Sennheiser
Beats

Reviews

3929
934

General

Wearing style

over ear
on ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

Impedance, Ohm

490

Frequency response, Hz

17Hz-23KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

0.05

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

110

Magnet type

Weight (headphones), g/oz

227/8
267/9.4

Comfort

Adjustable headband

Foldable

Noise cancelling

Active noise cancelling

Adjustable noise cancelling level

Microphone

Built-in microphone

In-line microphone

Detachable microphone

Cables

Detachable cable

has not

Audio cable length, cm/ft

has not

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
has not

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Google Assistant, Siri
Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track, fast forward/rewind, noise cancelling
volume, answer/end, play/pause, noise cancelling

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.2

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, DIP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

20 (30 without noise cancelling)
22 (40 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

3

Charging port

micro USB
micro USB

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
lightning to USB-A

Speed charge

Battery free listening mode

Battery level indicator

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Sennheiser PXC 550
Beats Solo Pro
Sennheiser PXC 550
Beats Solo Pro

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 8.3
  • 6.6
  • 8.3Sennheiser PXC 550
  • 6.6Beats Solo Pro

The Sennheiser PXC 550 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Sennheiser PXC 550 price