47points

Able Planet ANC XNC230B

55points

JLab Audio Q1M

Able Planet ANC XNC230B
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Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs JLab Audio Q1M

Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

Why is Able Planet ANC XNC230B better than JLab Audio Q1M?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is JLab Audio Q1M better than Able Planet ANC XNC230B?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 318g lighter
    45gvs363g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

363g

45g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

4.can be folded
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

5.has included ear pads
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.sound pressure level

121dB/mW

86dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

2.can be used as a headset
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
JLab Audio Q1M

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

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