42points
19points

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X

63points
42points

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

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Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X vs Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X
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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X better than Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 112 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs150 Ohms
  • 35g lighter
    265gvs300g
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

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

Why is Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-AD900X?

  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs35000Hz
  • 7dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a rechargeable battery
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

Price comparison

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-WS990BT Solid Bass Bl...Audio-Technica ATH-WS990BT Solid Bass Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Built-In Mic & Control
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$279.00
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT AmazonAudio-Technica Wireless Headphone Solid ...Audio-Technica Wireless Headphone Solid BASS ATH-WS990BT BK (Black)【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】
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$237.88
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT AmazonAudio-Technica Wireless Headphone Solid ...Audio-Technica Wireless Headphone Solid BASS ATH-WS990BT BRD (Black & RED)【Japan Domestic Genuine Products】
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$238.86
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT AmazonAudioTechnica ATH-WS990BT Wireless High-...AudioTechnica ATH-WS990BT Wireless High-Resolution Noise-Cancelling Over-Ear Headphones with Built-in Microphone and Control (Black)
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$279.00

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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. Show more

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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.

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3.has a detachable cable
?

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

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4.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

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5.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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6.weight
?

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3g

265g

300g

Sound quality

1.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

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144dB/mW

100dB/mW

107dB/mW

2.lowest frequency
?

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

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1Hz

5Hz

5Hz

3.highest frequency
?

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

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120000Hz

35000Hz

40000Hz

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

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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

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4 Ohms

38 Ohms

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6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

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3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

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4.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming. Show more

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6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

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2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
3.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

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4.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.

For example

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5.Has voice prompts
?

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.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

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6.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base. Show more

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Price comparison

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-WS990BT Solid Bass Bl...Audio-Technica ATH-WS990BT Solid Bass Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones with Built-In Mic & Control
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$279.00
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$237.88
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$238.86
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$279.00

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