Philips SHP9500 vs Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

Philips SHP9500
vs
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

The Philips SHP9500 and Audio-Technica ATH-M30x headphones uncovers what you've been missing in your music. Both headphones have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages Philips SHP9500 over Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 12Hz vs 15Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 35KHz vs 22KHz
  • Higher sensitivity: 101dB vs 96dB

Advantages Audio-Technica ATH-M30x over Philips SHP9500

  • Less weight: 7.7oz vs 11.2oz
  • Foldable design

Common features

  • Detachable cables
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Philips SHP9500
7
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
7
7
10
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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Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x review

Jun 09, 2020

Audio-Technica ATH-M30x is an above-average quality model in its price range that reproduces a decen...

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Common

Product

Philips SHP9500
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

Model

SHP9500
ATH-M30x

Brand

Philips
Audio-Technica

Reviews

3813
4872

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

open back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

50/1.9
40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

32
47

Frequency response, Hz

12Hz-35KHz
15Hz-22KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

101
96

Magnet type

neodymium
neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

320/11.2
220/7.7

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

Philips SHP9500
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Philips SHP9500
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 7
  • 7
  • 7Philips SHP9500
  • 7Audio-Technica ATH-M30x

The Philips SHP9500 is better headphones in this comparison. Check Philips SHP9500 price