69points

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27

60points

Sony XBA-3

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
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20 facts in comparison

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 vs Sony XBA-3

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony XBA-3
69
points
Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
60
points
Sony XBA-3

Why is Audio Technica ATH-ANC27 better than Sony XBA-3?

  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?

Why is Sony XBA-3 better than Audio Technica ATH-ANC27?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    108dB/mWvs106dB/mW
  • 21 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    12 Ohmsvs33 Ohms
  • 185g lighter
    7gvs192g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Sony XBA-3

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$83.48

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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 XBA-3
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 XBA-3
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 XBA-3
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

192g

7g

5.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 XBA-3
6.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony XBA-3

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

28000Hz

2.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

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

108dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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 XBA-3
5.impedance
?

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

12 Ohms

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony XBA-3

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony XBA-3
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

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

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony XBA-3

Features

1.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.

Audio Technica ATH-ANC27
Sony XBA-3

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