53points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x

54points

Philips Fidelio L1

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Philips Fidelio L1
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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x vs Philips Fidelio L1

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Philips Fidelio L1

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x better than Philips Fidelio L1?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    106dB/mWvs105dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 80g lighter
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    192gvs272g
  • Travel bag is included
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  • 0.1m longer cable
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    1.2mvs1.1m
  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Why is Philips Fidelio L1 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
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    12Hzvs20Hz
  • 5000Hz higher high-frequency
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    25000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 7 Ohms lower impedance
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    26 Ohmsvs33 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an on-ear form
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Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Philips Fidelio L1
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
Philips Fidelio L1
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
Philips Fidelio L1
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

272g

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
Philips Fidelio L1
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
Philips Fidelio L1
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

25000Hz

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
Philips Fidelio L1
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
Philips Fidelio L1
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

105dB/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
Philips Fidelio L1
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
Philips Fidelio L1
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Philips Fidelio L1
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Philips Fidelio L1
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
Philips Fidelio L1
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Philips Fidelio L1
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.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Philips Fidelio L1
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.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC27x
Philips Fidelio L1
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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