Beats Solo3 vs Sennheiser PXC 550

Beats Solo3
vs
Sennheiser PXC 550

We've put together a comparison of these two impressive headphones Beats Solo3 vs Sennheiser PXC 550. Based on our rating, Solo3 has a total rating of 6.1 out of 10 vs 8.3 out of 10 for PXC 550.

Advantages Beats Solo3 over Sennheiser PXC 550

  • Less weight: 7.5oz vs 8oz
  • Longer battery life: 40 hours vs 20 hours
  • Battery charging time: 2 hours vs 3 hours

Advantages Sennheiser PXC 550 over Beats Solo3

  • Noise cancellation
  • You can move the noise-canceling level up or down
  • In-line control buttons
  • Touch control
  • App control
  • NFC support

Common features

  • Wired mode available
  • Folding headphones
  • Detachable cables
  • Built-in controls
  • Voice control
  • Battery free listening mode
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Beats Solo3
6.1
Sennheiser PXC 550
8.3
10
10
6
10
10
8
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Common

Product

Beats Solo3
Sennheiser PXC 550

Model

Solo3
PXC 550

Brand

Beats
Sennheiser

Reviews

5110
3929

General

Wearing style

on ear
over 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

215/7.5
227/8

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

Audio cable length, cm/ft

130/4.2

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

Siri
Google Assistant, Siri

App control

Control functions

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

40
20 (30 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

2
3

Charging port

micro USB
micro USB

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
micro USB 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

Beats Solo3
Sennheiser PXC 550
Beats Solo3
Sennheiser PXC 550

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.1
  • 8.3
  • 6.1Beats Solo3
  • 8.3Sennheiser PXC 550

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