62points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1

57points

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1 vs Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1 better than Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 130g lighter
    100gvs230g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 100 Ohms lower impedance
    30 Ohmsvs130 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used as a headset
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs36mm
  • 0.05m longer cable
    1.25mvs1.2m

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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.weight

100g

230g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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

6.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

20Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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

4.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

97dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.impedance

130 Ohms

30 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

6.driver unit size

36mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC1
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H6

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.

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