40points
5points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

84points
53points

Sony MDR-1000X

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-1000X

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1000X
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
84
points
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs40000Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    40 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 10g lighter
    265gvs275g
  • 13.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs39.8mm
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-1000X

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$172.08

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Sony MDR-1000X AmazonSony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth...Sony Premium Noise Cancelling, Bluetooth Headphone, Black (MDR1000X/B)
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$399.99
Sony MDR-1000X walmartReplacement Ear Pads, Gadgetrock Earpads...Replacement Ear Pads, Gadgetrock Earpads Ear Cushion for SONY MDR-1000X WH-1000XM2
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$40.92

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Design

1.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.

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Sony MDR-1000X
2.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.

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

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Sony MDR-1000X
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

275g

5.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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Sony MDR-1000X
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sony MDR-1000X

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

45000Hz

40000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

5Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

103dB/mW

103dB/mW

4.impedance
?

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

40 Ohms

46 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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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Sony MDR-1000X
6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

53mm

39.8mm

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1000X

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1000X
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1000X
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1000X

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-1000X
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

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