69points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x

67points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x vs Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
69
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67
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 5 Ohms lower impedance
    33 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 93g lighter
    192gvs285g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 5Hz lower low-frequency
    15Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be folded
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    45mmvs40mm
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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 a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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.

4.weight

192g

285g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

28000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

15Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

106dB/mW

99dB/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

33 Ohms

38 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.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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 removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

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

3.Has WiFi
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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