65points

Able Planet SI1100

88points

Sony WH-1000XM2

Able Planet SI1100
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Sony WH-1000XM2
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Able Planet SI1100 vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

Why is Able Planet SI1100 better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Able Planet SI1100?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs8Hz
  • 87.9g lighter
    275gvs362.9g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

2.has an over-the-ear form
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

3.has a detachable cable
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

362.9g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

8Hz

4Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.impedance

24 Ohms

46 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

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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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.

2.can be used as a headset
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Able Planet SI1100
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

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