54points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X

49points

Ultrasone HFI-780

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X vs Ultrasone HFI-780

Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780
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49
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X better than Ultrasone HFI-780?

  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs10Hz
  • 20g lighter
    265gvs285g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Ultrasone HFI-780 better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X?

  • 3 Ohms lower impedance
    35 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included
  • 1m longer cable
    4mvs3m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780

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 a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780

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.

4.weight

265g

285g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

30000Hz

26000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

5Hz

10Hz

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

3.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

96dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

38 Ohms

35 Ohms

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780

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.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700X
Ultrasone HFI-780

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

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