40points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X

52points

Sony MDR-ZX100

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Comparison winner
Sony MDR-ZX100
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15 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X vs Sony MDR-ZX100

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-ZX100
40
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
52
points
Sony MDR-ZX100

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X better than Sony MDR-ZX100?

  • 23000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    45000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs12Hz
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 23mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs30mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Sony MDR-ZX100 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 145g lighter
    120gvs265g
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

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-ZX100
2.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

120g

3.has a tangle free cable
?

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD2000X
Sony MDR-ZX100
4.has an on-ear form
?

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-ZX100
5.cable length
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A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Best

Pioneer SE-A1000

6m

3m

1.2m

6.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-ZX100

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

22000Hz

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

12Hz

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

100dB/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

24 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

30mm

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-ZX100

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-ZX100

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