Audio-Technica ATH-M20x vs Philips SHP9500

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
vs
Philips SHP9500

For an affordable headphones, Audio-Technica ATH-M20x and Philips SHP9500 are two comparable choices. Both headphones have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M20x over Philips SHP9500

  • Less weight: 6.7oz vs 11.2oz
  • Foldable design

Advantages Philips SHP9500 over Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 12Hz vs 15Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 35KHz vs 20KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 101dB vs 96dB

Common features

  • Detachable cables
Votes 2 2
Rating 3 3

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
7
Philips SHP9500
7
10
7
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x review

May 27, 2020

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Philips SHP9500

Philips SHP9500 review

May 18, 2020

I will start my Philips SHP9500 review with the fact that it is a great pair of over ear open back w...

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Common

Product

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Philips SHP9500

Model

ATH-M20x
SHP9500

Brand

Audio-Technica
Philips

Reviews

8981
4120

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
open back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5
50/1.9

Impedance, Ohm

47
32

Frequency response, Hz

15Hz-20KHz
12Hz-35KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

96
101

Magnet type

neodymium
neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

190/6.7
320/11.2

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

300/9.8
300/9.8

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

Balanced connection

Control

Built-in control buttons

In-line control

Touch control

Voice control

App control

Control functions

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

has not
has not

Bluetooth version

has not
has not

aptX

has not
has not

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

has not
has not

Bluetooth profiles

has not
has not

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

has not
has not

Battery life, hrs

has not
has not

Charging time, hrs

has not
has not

Charging port

has not
has not

Charging cable

has not
has not

Speed charge

has not
has not

Battery free listening mode

has not
has not

Battery level indicator

has not
has not

Additional features

Water resistance

Light indication

Additional audio features

In the box

Audio cable

Carry case

Charging cable

has not
has not

1/4 Adapter (6,35 mm)

Interchangeable ear pads

User manual

Manual

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Philips SHP9500
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Philips SHP9500

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7
  • 7Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
  • 7Philips SHP9500

The Audio-Technica ATH-M20x is better headphones in this comparison. Check Audio-Technica ATH-M20x price