40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

68points

Sony MDR-XB800

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
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18 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-XB800

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB800
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
68
points
Sony MDR-XB800

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-XB800?

  • 17000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 25g lighter
    265gvs290g
  • 3mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs50mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sony MDR-XB800 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    3Hzvs5Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Price comparison

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-XB800
2.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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB800
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

290g

4.can be folded
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB800
5.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB800
6.has an on-ear form
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This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB800

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

28000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

3Hz

3.sound pressure level
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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

106dB/mW

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB800
5.impedance
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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

24 Ohms

6.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

50mm

Connectivity

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

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-XB800

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