65points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

77points

Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
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18 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1 vs Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless
65
points
77
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1 better than Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless?

  • 115g lighter
    100gvs215g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • 0.1m longer cable
    1.3mvs1.2m

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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

3.weight

100g

215g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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

5.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Solo 2 Wireless

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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