64points

AfterShokz Xtrainerz

51points

Sony MDR-Z1

AfterShokz Xtrainerz
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AfterShokz Xtrainerz vs Sony MDR-Z1

AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1

Why is AfterShokz Xtrainerz better than Sony MDR-Z1?

  • Sweat resistance
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  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has voice prompts
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Why is Sony MDR-Z1 better than AfterShokz Xtrainerz?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 118000Hz higher high-frequency
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    120000Hzvs2000Hz
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    100dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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Design

1.sweat resistance
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.has stereo speakers
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
4.is dustproof and water-resistant
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
5.weight

30g

385g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.

Sound quality

1.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
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.
2.has passive noise reduction
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
3.has a neodymium magnet
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
4.lowest frequency

20Hz

4Hz

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

2000Hz

120000Hz

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

98dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
2.has a rechargeable battery
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
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.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.control panel placed on a device
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
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.
3.has voice commands
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
4.has a mute function
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.Has voice prompts
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
6.travel bag is included
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Miscellaneous

1.has a noise-canceling microphone
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
2.has an open-back design
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
3.impedance

8.5 Ohms

64 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.
4.has a detachable cable
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
5.has an over-the-ear form
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
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.
6.has an L-shaped plug
AfterShokz Xtrainerz
Sony MDR-Z1
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.

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