Skullcandy Crusher vs Sony WH-H900N

Skullcandy Crusher review
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Sony WH-H900N review

Skullcandy Crusher vs Sony WH-H900N has no active noise-canceling. Both appliances are over-ear and closed back. Although they are wireless, an audio cable comes with the headphones.

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Features

The impedance of the headphones is approximately the same, as Skullcandy Crusher has 33 Ohm and Sony WH-H900N has 32 Ohm. However, there is a considerable difference in frequency response. The first device has a 20 Hz - 20 kHz frequency response while the second one has 5 Hz - 40 kHz. The sensitivity of Skullcandy Crusher is 90 dB while Sony WH-H900N has a 103 dB level.

Only Sony WH-H900N supports aptX and NFC and has in-line control. However, the battery life of Skullcandy Crusher is 40 hours while the other one works only 28 hours and it takes 6 hours to charge it. The battery-free listening mode is available in both cases. These devices support Google assistant and Siri.

Sound

Skullcandy Crusher offers an immersive bass experience with powerful haptic feedback. Most music sounds good and crisp, but complicated melodies and very high or very low notes can sound a bit muddled. Also, it produces an average clarity.

The sound of Sony WH-H900N is clear and crisp, so you will not face any problem with the high-frequency base of the headphone.

Comfort and design

Skullcandy Crusher weighs 275 g and they are lighter than Sony WH-H900N with 290-gram weight. The appliances are foldable and have an adjustable headband.

It is possible to speak using a built-in microphone. The audio cable which comes with these headphones is 120cm long.

Skullcandy Crusher pros and cons

Skullcandy Crusher pros and cons

Pros

  • Has a bass control
  • The ear cups and headband are made out of a really durable plastic
  • Stainless steel adjustments and soft leather ear cups for comfort

Cons

  • Will get uncomfortable after an hour or more
  • To skip tracks forward and back you must hold down the volume buttons for 3 seconds

Sony WH-H900N pros and cons

Sony WH-H900N pros and cons

Pros

  • Works 34 hours without noise-canceling
  • Touch sensors allow to play and skip tracks, manage volume by a simple tap or swipe on the ear cups
  • Does not create any kind of pressure or clamping

Cons

  • Sounds can crack at times
  • Is too big and has a plastic body

Votes 1 1
Rating 5 5

Headphones comparison chart

Overall
Skullcandy Crusher
6.1
Sony WH-H900N
9.3
10
10
8
10
8
8
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Common

Product

Skullcandy Crusher
Sony WH-H900N

Model

Crusher
WH-H900N

Brand

Skullcandy
Sony

Reviews

6917
220

General

Wearing style

over ear
over ear

Enclosure

closed back
closed back

Wireless

Wired

Specifications

Transducer

dynamic
dynamic

Driver size, mm/inches

40/1.5
40/1.5

Impedance, Ohm

33
32

Frequency response, Hz

20Hz-20KHz
5Hz-40KHz

Total harmonic distortion (THD), %

3

Sensitivity (SPL), dB

90
103

Magnet type

neodymium

Weight (headphones), g/oz

275/9.7
290/10.2

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

120/3.9
120/3.9

Jack connection (TRS)

3.5
3.5

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

Wireless connectivity

Bluetooth

Bluetooth version

4.1

aptX

aptX HD (Hi-Res Audio)

Bluetooth profiles

A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP

NFC

Wi-Fi

Battery

Battery type

rechargable
rechargable

Battery life, hrs

40
28 (34 without noise cancelling)

Charging time, hrs

6

Charging port

micro USB
USB-C

Charging cable

micro USB to USB-A
USB-C 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

Skullcandy Crusher
Sony WH-H900N
Skullcandy Crusher
Sony WH-H900N

Headphones HeadphonesArena comparison rating

  • better
  • worse
  • 6.1
  • 9.3
  • 6.1Skullcandy Crusher
  • 9.3Sony WH-H900N

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