44points

Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106

88points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN
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Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106 vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
44
points
88
points

Why is Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106 better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • 220g lighter
    25gvs245g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs17000Hz
  • 32Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs40Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 a detachable cable
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

4.weight

25g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.has an in-ear form
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

17000Hz

22000Hz

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

40Hz

8Hz

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
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

6.driver unit size

10mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.control panel placed on a device
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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 a noise canceling microphone
Altec Lansing Backbeat Classic 106
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

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