43points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X

84points

Sony WH-XB900N

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
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Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X vs Sony WH-XB900N

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X better than Sony WH-XB900N?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
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    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 10000Hz higher high-frequency
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    30000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 12 Ohms lower impedance
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    38 Ohmsvs50 Ohms
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
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    53mmvs40mm
  • Has a tangle free cable
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  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
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Why is Sony WH-XB900N better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    101dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 11g lighter
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    254gvs265g

Price comparison

Sony WH-XB900N

Buy used:

$139.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony WHXB900N Noise Cancelling Headphone...Sony WHXB900N Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control- Black (WH-XB900N/B)
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$148.00
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$131.10
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$11.59
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$7.59
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$6.30
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$98.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
5.weight

265g

254g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

30000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
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.
5.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

101dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.Has USB Type-C
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.Has Bluetooth aptX
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
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.
5.supports Wi-Fi
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
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.
2.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
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.
3.Has voice prompts
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
4.has a mute function
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
5.has voice commands
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Sony WH-XB900N
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

Sony WH-XB900N

Buy used:

$139.95

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-XB900N AmazonSony WHXB900N Noise Cancelling Headphone...Sony WHXB900N Noise Cancelling Headphones, Wireless Bluetooth Over the Ear Headset with Mic for Phone-Call and Alexa Voice Control- Black (WH-XB900N/B)
Amazon logo
$148.00
Sony WH-XB900N aliexpressUsed,Sony WH-XB900N Hi-Res Noise Cancell...Used,Sony WH-XB900N Hi-Res Noise Cancelling Wireless Headphone(not full new)
aliexpress logo
$131.10
Sony WH-XB900N aliexpressHeadphone Storage Bag Premium Shockproof...Headphone Storage Bag Premium Shockproof Headphone Case for SONY WH-XB900N Black
aliexpress logo
$11.59
Sony WH-XB900N aliexpressLTGEM EVA Hard Case for Sony WH-XB900N W...LTGEM EVA Hard Case for Sony WH-XB900N Wireless Noise Canceling Extra Bass Headphones
aliexpress logo
$16.15
Sony WH-XB900N aliexpressHeadphone Storage Bag Storage shockproof...Headphone Storage Bag Storage shockproof bag Premium Shockproof Headphone Case for SONY WH-XB900N Black Dropshipping
aliexpress logo
$7.59
Sony WH-XB900N aliexpressHeadphone Storage Bag Premium Shockproof...Headphone Storage Bag Premium Shockproof Headphone Case for SONY WH-XB900N Black
aliexpress logo
$6.30
Sony WH-XB900N walmartSony WH-RF400 Wireless Over-Ear Home The...Sony WH-RF400 Wireless Over-Ear Home Theater Headphones
walmart logo
$98.00

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