Philips SHP9500 vs Yamaha PRO 500

Philips SHP9500
vs
Yamaha PRO 500

The Philips SHP9500 and Yamaha PRO 500 headphones uncovers what you've been missing in your music. Both headphones have the same overall rating of 7.

Advantages Philips SHP9500 over Yamaha PRO 500

  • Better low limit of frequency response: 12Hz vs 20Hz
  • Better high limit of frequency response: 35KHz vs 20KHz
  • Less weight: 11.2oz vs 13oz

Advantages Yamaha PRO 500 over Philips SHP9500

  • Higher sensitivity: 106dB vs 101dB
  • Foldable design
  • In-line control buttons

Common features

  • Detachable cables
Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Philips SHP9500
7
Yamaha PRO 500
7
7
10
inapplicable
4
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

Philips SHP9500
Yamaha PRO 500

Model

SHP9500
PRO 500

Brand

Philips
Yamaha

Reviews

5246
107

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
50/1.9

Impedance, Ohm

32
23

Frequency response, Hz

12Hz-35KHz
20Hz-20KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

101
106

Magnet type

neodymium
neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

320/11.2
369/13

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
120/3.9

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

volume, answer/end, play/pause, next/previous track

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
Yamaha PRO 500
Philips SHP9500
Yamaha PRO 500

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

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  • 7
  • 7
  • 7Philips SHP9500
  • 7Yamaha PRO 500

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