49points

AKG K712

80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

62points

Sony DR-BTN200/BLK

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

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Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
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Sony WH-1000XM3
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AKG K712 vs Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Sony DR-BTN200/BLK vs Sony WH-1000XM3

AKG K712
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
Sony WH-1000XM3
AKG K712
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is AKG K712 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Sony DR-BTN200/BLK & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has an open-back design

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than AKG K712 & Sony DR-BTN200/BLK & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    Why is Sony DR-BTN200/BLK better than AKG K712 & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    • Weight
      157gvs235,310,255g
    • Has a removable battery

    Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than AKG K712 & Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Sony DR-BTN200/BLK?

    • Lowest frequency
      4Hzvs10,5,20Hz
    • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    • Has an in-line control panel
    • Has an L-shaped plug
    • Has voice prompts
    • Has voice commands
    • Has USB Type-C

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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.weight

    235g

    310g

    157g

    255g

    Best

    Sony MDR-EX150AP

    3g

    4.has a detachable cable
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    5.can be folded
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    6.sweat resistant
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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    Sound quality

    1.lowest frequency

    10Hz

    5Hz

    20Hz

    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

    2.highest frequency

    39800Hz

    45000Hz

    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

    3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    For example

    RHA TrueConnect

    4.sound pressure level

    105dB/mW

    97dB/mW

    100.5dB/mW

    104.5dB/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 a neodymium magnet
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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 battery level indicator
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

    4.Has USB Type-C
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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.

    4.Has WiFi
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    For example

    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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.has an in-line control panel
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    3.can be used as a headset
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    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.

    4.has a noise canceling microphone
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

    For example

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    5.has voice prompts
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

    6.has voice commands
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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    Miscellaneous

    1.wireless charging
    AKG K712
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Sony DR-BTN200/BLK
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

    For example

    Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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