63points

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS

69points

Sony MDR-NC13

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
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Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS vs Sony MDR-NC13

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
63
points
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
69
points
Sony MDR-NC13

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS better than Sony MDR-NC13?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has a noise-cancelling microphone
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-NC13 better than Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 7g lighter
    19gvs26g
  • 0.5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    13.5mmvs13mm
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Price comparison

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-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
2.has a detachable cable
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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-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
3.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

26g

19g

4.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
5.has included ear pads
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Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
6.has an in-ear form
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13

Sound quality

1.sound pressure level
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Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

105dB/mW

99dB/mW

2.lowest frequency
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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

10Hz

3.highest frequency
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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

22000Hz

4.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
5.impedance
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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

32 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
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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-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13

Connectivity

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

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
2.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Philips PH805

8

1

1

3.has a noise-cancelling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13
4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC33iS
Sony MDR-NC13

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