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Motorola Pulse Escape

78

Kagoo Score

78

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and fully featured 204g, 40mm driver headphones, with a good price. It is noise canceling and foldable and supports Bluetooth. Our review analysis indicates that it's quiet.
40mm
DRIVER
204g
6h
BATTERY LIFE
81
Reviews
5 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sony XB550AP

85

Kagoo Score

85

Kagoo Score

Sony XB550AP

$17.38
Our Verdict:
Customers report that this earphone has a very bad sound quality and it's very well-built, and comfortable to wear. It's a fully featured and award winning 180g, 40mm driver earphone, with a low price.
40mm
DRIVER
180g
95
Reviews
19 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Motorola Pulse Escape

78

Kagoo Score

78

Kagoo Score
Our Verdict:
A top-rated and fully featured 204g, 40mm driver headphones, with a good price. It is noise canceling and foldable and supports Bluetooth. Our review analysis indicates that it's quiet.
40mm
DRIVER
204g
6h
BATTERY LIFE
81
Reviews
5 Reviews
81
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Sony XB550AP

85

Kagoo Score

85

Kagoo Score

Sony XB550AP

$17.38
Our Verdict:
Customers report that this earphone has a very bad sound quality and it's very well-built, and comfortable to wear. It's a fully featured and award winning 180g, 40mm driver earphone, with a low price.
40mm
DRIVER
180g
95
Reviews
19 Reviews + 1 Award
84
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
83
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
3 Reasons For
Bluetooth
The Motorola Pulse Escape supports Bluetooth, but the Sony XB550AP does not.

The denotes whether the headphones support wireless Bluetooth communication or not.

Bluetooth allows you to stream music and audio directly to the headphones without the need for wires. This makes the headphones far more convenient and easy to use, and frees you from the restriction of an audio cable.

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Noise Canceling
The Motorola Pulse Escape is a noise canceling headphones, but the Sony XB550AP is not.

'Noise Cancelling' denotes whether the headphones actively filter out unwanted noise when in use.

Noise-cancelling headphones mean that far less background noise filters through to your ears. This makes music easier to hear, and can lead to improved concentration and productivity, as well as being nicer to use in noisy environments (such as airplanes).

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Eight Months Newer
The Motorola Pulse Escape is eight months newer than the Sony XB550AP
6 Reasons For
Lighter
The Sony XB550AP has a weight of 180, but the Motorola Pulse Escape is a 204g headphones (24g heavier).

'Weight' denotes how heavy the headphones are, measured in grams (g).

Lighter headphones will be more comfortable to wear for long periods.

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Better Kagoo Score
The Sony XB550AP has received a Kagoo Score of 85, whereas the Motorola Pulse Escape scored 78.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this headphones and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One More Award
The Sony XB550AP has received 1 award, but the Motorola Pulse Escape has received no awards.
Expert Reviews Are Appreciably Better
Based on 5 reviews, the average expert review score of the Sony XB550AP is 85%, whereas the average rating of the Motorola Pulse Escape is 70% (based on 3 reviews).
Better Brand
Sony headphones have an average rating of 95%, but Motorola only has an average rating of 60.2%.

Awards

Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
No awards found
1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

The Sony XB550AP has better expert reviews than the Motorola Pulse Escape. The average expert reviews score for the Sony XB550AP is 85% based on 5 reviews, where as the average score for the Motorola Pulse Escape is 70% based on 3 reviews.
Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
5 stars
0 reviews
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1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
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0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews
Best
5 stars
1 review
4 stars
1 review
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average User Rating

Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
No reviews found
Best
5 stars
10 reviews
4 stars
4 reviews
3 stars
0 reviews
2 stars
0 reviews
1 star
0 reviews

Average Brand Rating

Sony has a better average brand rating than Motorola. The average brand rating for Sony is 95% based on over 2,900 reviews, where as the average brand rating for Motorola is 60.2% based on 5 reviews.
Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
Motorola

60

60

Based on 5 reviews
Sony

95

95

Based on over 2,900 reviews

Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
23 months old Best 31 months old

Weight

'Weight' denotes how heavy the headphones are, measured in grams (g).

Lighter headphones will be more comfortable to wear for long periods.

Bluetooth

The denotes whether the headphones support wireless Bluetooth communication or not.

Bluetooth allows you to stream music and audio directly to the headphones without the need for wires. This makes the headphones far more convenient and easy to use, and frees you from the restriction of an audio cable.

Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
Best
Yes
No

Noise Canceling

'Noise Cancelling' denotes whether the headphones actively filter out unwanted noise when in use.

Noise-cancelling headphones mean that far less background noise filters through to your ears. This makes music easier to hear, and can lead to improved concentration and productivity, as well as being nicer to use in noisy environments (such as airplanes).

Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
Best
Yes
No

Price Trend

Price

Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
Good Value for Money
5 people agree No people disagree
  • The Motorola Pulse Escape+ are affordable wireless headphones. They're designed to look like street headphones that might cost over £200, but are only ...
    Trusted Reviews January 2018
  • ... Motorola headphones still appeal...Low price. Fairly smart look. Larger sound than most at the price. Smooth sound. Flat, indistinct mids. Intermittent ...
    Trusted Reviews January 2018
  • Update: Now the price has been reduced by £10 to £39.99, great value for money. The offer will be time limited.The Motorola Pulse Escape Plus are genuinely ...
    gadgetscentral.co.uk January 2018
  • ... money. The offer will be time limited.The Motorola Pulse Escape Plus are genuinely affordable wireless headphones. They're designed to look like street ...
    gadgetscentral.co.uk January 2018
  • Very Good Value for Money
    7 people agree No people disagree
  • Great value for money soft on ears overall pleased with purchase...
    Legs11bingo - (Johnlewis.com) December 2018
  • Really good sound and easy fit nice and comfy good price too...
    Jameszz - (Johnlewis.com) September 2018
  • ... the earphones exceptionally ... More I have been looking on line for good value earphones for my children at Christmas. I liked the design and colour of ...
    Scarlett14 - (Johnlewis.com) February 2018
  • I have been looking on line for good value earphones for my children at Christmas. I liked the design and colour of the earphones, they come in various ...
    Scarlett14 - (Johnlewis.com) February 2018
  • Noise Level

    Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Quiet
    2 people agree No people disagree
  • ... appeal...Low price. Fairly smart look. Larger sound than most at the price. Smooth sound. Flat, indistinct mids. Intermittent Bluetooth channel balance ...
    Trusted Reviews January 2018
  • ... Motorola headphones still appeal...Low price. Fairly smart look. Larger sound than most at the price. Smooth sound. Flat, indistinct mids. Intermittent ...
    Trusted Reviews January 2018
  • Really Quiet
    3 people agree No people disagree
  • Bought these to use instead of the in ear type that I have been using. Much better sound, comfortable to sit and listen to music. I had previously bought ...
    Lottie74 - (Johnlewis.com) April 2018
  • ... great sound and portability.(previously published in issue July 2017)...Sound quality. Portability. Value. Feels a bit flimsy.
    chip.com.my August 2017
  • ... top of the overhead part makes them comfortable to wear, and the sound is very pleasant indeed. I also really like the fact they fold ... More I wanted ...
    Clairebearwales - (Johnlewis.com) October 2018
  • Specification

     
     
     
    Key Features Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Weight 204g 180g
    BEST
    Driver Size 40mm 40mm
    Bluetooth
    Bluetooth
     Bluetooth
    BEST
    Bluetooth
     Bluetooth
    Style
    Head-Band
     Head-Band
    Head-Band
     Head-Band
    Type
    Over-Ear
     Over-Ear
    Over-Ear
     Over-Ear
     
     
     
    Packaging Content Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Quick Start Guide
    Quick start guide
     Quick start guide
    Quick start guide
     Quick start guide
    Ear Pads Included Unknown - Click to provide data
    Ear pads included
     Ear pads included
    Carrying Case Unknown - Click to provide data
    Carrying case
     Carrying case
     
     
     
    Battery Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Battery Life 6h Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Headphones Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Acoustic System
    Closed
     Closed
    Closed
     Closed
    Noise Reduction Unknown - Click to provide data
    Noise reduction
     Noise reduction
    Intraural Headphones Type
    On-Ear
     On-Ear
    On-Ear
     On-Ear
    Noise Canceling
    Noise canceling
     Noise canceling
    BEST
    Noise canceling
     Noise canceling
    Driver Type
    Dome Driver Unit
     Dome Driver Unit
    Dome Driver Unit
     Dome Driver Unit
    Impedance Unknown - Click to provide data 24Ω
    Headphone Sensitivity Unknown - Click to provide data 102dB
    Headphone Frequency Unknown - Click to provide data 5Hz
     
     
     
    Ports & Interfaces Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Cable Length Unknown - Click to provide data 1.2m
    Connectivity
    Bluetooth
     Bluetooth
    Wired
     Wired
    USB
    USB
     USB
    BEST
    USB
     USB
    3.5 Mm Connector Unknown - Click to provide data
    3.5 mm connector
     3.5 mm connector
    Near Field Communication (NFC) Unknown - Click to provide data
    Near Field Communication (NFC)
     Near Field Communication (NFC)
     
     
     
    Design Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Compatible Products Unknown - Click to provide data All Smartphones
    Foldable
    Foldable
     Foldable
    Foldable
     Foldable
    Volume Control Unknown - Click to provide data
    Volume control
     Volume control
    Colour
    Black Red
    Blue
     Black
     Red
     Blue
    Black Red
    Blue
     Black
     Red
     Blue
     
     
     
    Ergonomics Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Detachable Cable Unknown - Click to provide data
    Detachable cable
     Detachable cable
     
     
     
    Packaging Data Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Quantity 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
     
     
     
    Other Features Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Contents Unknown - Click to provide data Sony Extra Bass MDR-XB550AP Headphones - Operating Instructions
    Technical Features Unknown - Click to provide data EXTRA BASS Enhances Low-End Frequencies
    Speaker Diameter Unknown - Click to provide data 30mm
    Cable Connection Unknown - Click to provide data Wired
    Wireless Technology
    No
     No
    No
     No
    Call Management Unknown - Click to provide data
    Call management
     Call management
    Speakers and Microphone Unknown - Click to provide data
    Speakers and microphone
     Speakers and microphone
    Driver Diameter Unknown - Click to provide data 30mm
    Power Requirements Unknown - Click to provide data From Connected Device
     
     
     
    Technical Details Motorola Pulse Escape Sony XB550AP
    Microphone & Control Features Unknown - Click to provide data Yes
    Removable Earphones Unknown - Click to provide data
    Removable earphones
     Removable earphones

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