72points

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27

58points

Sony MDR-XB400

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
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Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 vs Sony MDR-XB400

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
72
points
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
58
points
Sony MDR-XB400

Why is Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 better than Sony MDR-XB400?

  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB400 better than Audio Technica ATH-ANC27?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs33 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 42g lighter
    150gvs192g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

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

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
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.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
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.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

192g

150g

5.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
6.travel bag is included
?

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

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400

Sound quality

1.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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

20Hz

5Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

106dB/mW

100dB/mW

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

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
5.impedance
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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

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

33 Ohms

24 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

40mm

30mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
3.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400

Features

1.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.

For example

Motorola VerveBuds 400

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400
2.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

Bowers & Wilkins PI4

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB400

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