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Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
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Able Planet ANC XNC230B vs Sony MDR-HW300K: 16 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

173g lighter.
363g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
190g

4. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
33% have it

5. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
39% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
32% have it

7. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
44% have it

8. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
76% have it

9. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
42% have it

10. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
32% have it

11. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
16% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
64% have it

13. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
13% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
9% have it

16. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Able Planet ANC XNC230B
Sony MDR-HW300K
87% have it

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