35points

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5

60points

Sony MDR-1ABT

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
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Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5 vs Sony MDR-1ABT

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5 better than Sony MDR-1ABT?

  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    100dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • 290g lighter
    ?

    10gvs300g
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an in-ear form
    ?
  • Has an earbud form
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1ABT better than Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5?

  • 11Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs15Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 78000Hz higher high-frequency
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    100000Hzvs22000Hz
  • Has an over-the-ear form
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  • Has a detachable cable
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  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 32mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs8mm

Price comparison

Sony MDR-1ABT

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$345.67

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
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-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
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-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.weight

10g

300g

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-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
6.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
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.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

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

22000Hz

100000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

98dB/mW

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

16 Ohms

24 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.
5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
6.driver unit size

8mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
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.
2.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX5
Sony MDR-1ABT
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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