46points

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS

49points

Sony XBA-3iP

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
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Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS vs Sony XBA-3iP

Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS better than Sony XBA-3iP?

Why is Sony XBA-3iP better than Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs10Hz
  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
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    28000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • 4 Ohms lower impedance
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    12 Ohmsvs16 Ohms
  • 3g lighter
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    7gvs10g

Price comparison

Sony XBA-3iP

ProductStorePrice
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSony XBA-300AP In-ear Balanced Armature ...Sony XBA-300AP In-ear Balanced Armature Headphones
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$169.00
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSony Xba100 Q [Sealed Inner-ear Receiver...Sony Xba100 Q [Sealed Inner-ear Receiver Balanced Armature Driver Unit Mounting] Japan Import
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$153.00
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSony Digital Noise Cancelling in-Ear Hea...Sony Digital Noise Cancelling in-Ear Headphones with Built-in Microphone (Compatible with Sony Devices) - Black
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$62.88
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSony Walkman 4GB Headphone-Integrated NW...Sony Walkman 4GB Headphone-Integrated NW-WS413 (Black)
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$94.99
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSONY Stereo Headphones MDR-Z1000 | Refer...SONY Stereo Headphones MDR-Z1000 | Reference Studio Monitor (Japan Import)
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$403.77
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSony XBA-Z5 Balanced Armature Hi-Res Aud...Sony XBA-Z5 Balanced Armature Hi-Res Audio Stereo Ear Receiver (Japan Import)
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$545.00
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSony MDRAS400EX Sports Headphones with A...Sony MDRAS400EX Sports Headphones with Adjustable Ear Loop (Black)
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$14.99
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSONY XBA-N3AP Stereo in-Ear Headphones
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$299.00
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSony EPEX10A/WHI Hybrid Replacement Earb...Sony EPEX10A/WHI Hybrid Replacement Earbuds (White) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$9.99
Sony XBA-3iP AmazonSony WI-C300 Wireless in-Ear Headphones ...Sony WI-C300 Wireless in-Ear Headphones (Blue) Bundle with Knox Gear Earphone Case (2 Items)
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$49.99

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
2.weight

10g

7g

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.
3.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
4.has an in-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
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.
5.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
6.cable length

1.2m

1.2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

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

24000Hz

28000Hz

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-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

108dB/mW

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

16 Ohms

12 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.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
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-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
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.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-CKX7iS
Sony XBA-3iP
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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