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Shure SRH1840 (2011)
Sony MDR-XB950B1 Wireless HEADPHONES
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Shure SRH1840 (2011) vs Sony MDR-XB950B1 Wireless HEADPHONES

Analysis:

The Shure SRH1840 (2011) hasn't managed to earn a top spot in any roundups from sources that conduct trustworthy hands-on testing. Nevertheless, reviewers from sites, such as What Hi-Fi?, Head-fi, CNET, and headphonesaddict.com all gave it a spot on their list.

Taking a look at the Sony MDR-XB950B1 Wireless HEADPHONES, it got featured in roundups from two reliable sources that conduct their own testing - PCmag and Rtings - but it fell short of earning a top spot in either.

We tried doing a direct Shure SRH1840 (2011) vs. Sony MDR-XB950B1 Wireless HEADPHONES review score comparison but couldn't find any sources that tested both.

Next, we took a look at which sources liked them best and found that the Shure SRH1840 (2011) most impressed the reviewers at What Hi-Fi?, who gave it a score of 10, whereas the Sony MDR-XB950B1 Wireless HEADPHONES did best in its PCmag review - it scored 7 points.

Lastly, we compared their review averages and found that the Shure SRH1840 (2011) did much better than the majority of its competitors, with an average review score of 8.8 out of 10, compared to the 7.5 overall average of Over-Ear Headphones in general, whereas the Sony MDR-XB950B1 Wireless HEADPHONES hasn't managed to perform quite as well, with an average rating of 6.7.

Comparison of expert ratings
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Recommended
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CNET
PCmag
Rtings
What Hi-Fi?
Head-fi
headphonesaddict.com
Gadget Review
Business Insider
BestAdvisor
HiConsumption
Tech. Specs Comparison
Shure SRH1840 (2011)
$479
Sony MDR-XB950B1 Wireless HEADPHONES
Noise-cancelling
No
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Wireless
No
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Higher than average expert review score
7.6
Overall Avg. for Over-Ear Headphones
8.8
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Below average expert review score
7.6
Overall Avg. for Over-Ear Headphones
6.7
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