40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

53points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB50AP
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
53
points
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • 21000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 41mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs12mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 257g lighter
    8gvs265g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB50AP

ProductStorePrice
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Head...Sony MDR-XB50AP/R Extra Bass Earbud Headset
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$27.98
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonWireless Ear Buds Wireless Headphones Bl...Wireless Ear Buds Wireless Headphones Bluetooth 5.0 Waterproof Earbuds Built-in Mic with 500mAh Charging Case
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$35.69
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDRXB510AS/B Extra Bass Wired Headp...Sony MDRXB510AS/B Extra Bass Wired Headphones, Best Sports Headphones W/Mic IPX5 Stereo Sweatproof Earbuds Durable Comfortable Gym Running Workout
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$29.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass Earbud Headset...Sony MDRXB50AP Extra Bass Earbud Headset (Black) (Renewed)
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$22.72
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonEarphones Headphones Ofuca X53 Noise Iso...Earphones Headphones Ofuca X53 Noise Isolating in-Ear Earbuds with Pure Sound and Rich Bass Compatible with Smartphone, MP3/MP4 Player Tablet and All 3.5mm Audio Device (with Microphone)
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$6.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony MDR-XB55AP Premium in-Ear Extra Bas...Sony MDR-XB55AP Premium in-Ear Extra Bass Headphones with Mic (Black)
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$39.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSony Earbuds with Microphone, in-Ear Hea...Sony Earbuds with Microphone, in-Ear Headphones and Volume Control, Built-in Mic Earphones for Smartphone Tablet Laptop 3.5mm Audio Plug Devices, Black (MDREX155AP/B)
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$29.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonLETSCOM Wired Headphones, Crystal Clear ...LETSCOM Wired Headphones, Crystal Clear Sound in-Ear Earbuds with Microphone, Lightweight 3.5mm Headphones Compatible with All 3.5 mm Interface Cellphones and MP3 MP4 Players
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$8.98
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonSymphonized NRG 3.0 Earbuds Headphones, ...Symphonized NRG 3.0 Earbuds Headphones, Wood In-ear Noise-isolating Earphones, Balanced Bass Driven Sound with Mic & Volume Control (Black Night & Hazy Gray)
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$21.99
Sony MDR-XB50AP AmazonLUDOS Clamor Wired Earbuds in Ear Headph...LUDOS Clamor Wired Earbuds in Ear Headphones with Microphone, Earphones with New Generation Memory Foam, Reinforced Cable, Bass, Volume Control Compatible with iPhone, Apple, Samsung, Sony, Huawei
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$19.90

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB50AP
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

8g

3.has an in-ear form
?

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB50AP
4.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

5.has an L-shaped plug
?

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB50AP
6.has a straight plug
?

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

24000Hz

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

110dB/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

16 Ohms

5.driver unit size
?

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

12mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Connectivity

1.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-XB50AP

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-XB50AP
2.has an in-line control panel
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB50AP

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