52points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X

63points

Sony MDR-X05

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X vs Sony MDR-X05

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05
52
points
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
63
points
Sony MDR-X05

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X better than Sony MDR-X05?

  • 6000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    30000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?
  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-X05 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    104dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 30g lighter
    235gvs265g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05
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.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

265g

235g

4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05
5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05
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-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05

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. Show more

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

30000Hz

24000Hz

2.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

100dB/mW

104dB/mW

3.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. Show more

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

5Hz

4Hz

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-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05
5.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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

38 Ohms

40 Ohms

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 M1570

106mm

53mm

40mm

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-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05

Features

1.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-AD700X
Sony MDR-X05

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