55points

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27

60points

Sony MDR-1ABT

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
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22 facts in comparison

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 vs Sony MDR-1ABT

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT

Why is Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 better than Sony MDR-1ABT?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 108g lighter
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    192gvs300g
  • Has a tangle free cable
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Why is Sony MDR-1ABT better than Audio Technica ATH-ANC27?

  • Has stereo speakers
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  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 80000Hz higher high-frequency
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    100000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
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    24 Ohmsvs33 Ohms
  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-1ABT

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$148.50

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
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-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
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-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

192g

300g

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.
5.travel bag is included
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has a tangle free cable
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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

20000Hz

100000Hz

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-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
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-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
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

106dB/mW

98dB/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-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
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-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-1ABT
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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