67points

Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT

52points

Sony MDR-Z7

Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
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Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT vs Sony MDR-Z7

Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7

Why is Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT better than Sony MDR-Z7?

  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • 35 Ohms lower impedance
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    35 Ohmsvs70 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • 85g lighter
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    250gvs335g
  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has a battery level indicator
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Why is Sony MDR-Z7 better than Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT?

  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 60000Hz higher high-frequency
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    100000Hzvs40000Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    102dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • 30mm bigger driver unit
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    70mmvs40mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
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    3mvs1.2m

Price comparison

Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT

ProductStorePrice
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-ANC700BT QuietPoint B...Audio-Technica ATH-ANC700BT QuietPoint Bluetooth Wireless Noise-Cancelling High-Resolution Audio Headphones, Black
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$129.00
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-ANC700BT QuietPoint A...Audio-Technica ATH-ANC700BT QuietPoint Active Noise-Canceling Headphones | Manufacturer Renewed - Black
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$59.00

Sony MDR-Z7

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$194.98

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Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Hea...Sony MDR-Z7M2 Hi-Res Stereo Overhead Headphones (International Version/Seller Warranty)
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$529.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio...Sony MDR1AM2 Wired High Resolution Audio Overhead Headphones, Black (MDR-1AM2/B)
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$248.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone,...Sony MDRZ1R Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black
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$1,798.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headp...SONY MDR-Z1R WW2 Signature, Hi-Res Headphone, Black (International Version)
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$1,699.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (Internati...Sony MDR-1A Headphone - Black (International Version U.S. Warranty May not Apply)
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$239.99
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony Mdr-ex800st Headphones Inner Ear Ty...Sony Mdr-ex800st Headphones Inner Ear Type[japan Import]
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$235.00
Sony MDR-Z7 AmazonSony Xperia 1 Mark II & Pair of Noise Ca...Sony Xperia 1 Mark II & Pair of Noise Cancelling Ear Buds
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$1,266.00

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
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-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
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-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

250g

335g

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.can be folded
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
6.travel bag is included
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

4Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

40000Hz

100000Hz

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-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
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-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
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

98dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

35 Ohms

70 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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio Technica ATH-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
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-ANC700BT
Sony MDR-Z7
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.

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