55points

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27

42points

Sony MDR-XB50AP

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
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Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 vs Sony MDR-XB50AP

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB50AP

Why is Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 better than Sony MDR-XB50AP?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • 28mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs12mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB50AP better than Audio Technica ATH-ANC27?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 17 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs33 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 184g lighter
    ?

    8gvs192g

Price comparison

Sony MDR-XB50AP

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$55.00

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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-XB50AP
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-XB50AP
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

8g

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-XB50AP
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB50AP
The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

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

24000Hz

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-XB50AP
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-XB50AP
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

110dB/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-XB50AP
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB50AP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB50AP
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Wi-Fi
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB50AP
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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.
2.Has an in-line control panel
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony MDR-XB50AP
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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