53points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x

37points

Grado SR80i

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
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22 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x vs Grado SR80i

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Grado SR80i

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x better than Grado SR80i?

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

    106dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Why is Grado SR80i better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 1 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs33 Ohms
  • 62g lighter
    ?

    130gvs192g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • 0.8m longer cable
    ?

    2mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
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  • Has an open-back design
    ?

Price comparison

Grado SR80i

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$478.78

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
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-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
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-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
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

130g

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-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an on-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

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

20000Hz

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-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
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-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
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-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
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
Grado SR80i
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
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-ANC27x
Grado SR80i
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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