81points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

53points

Audio-Technica ATH-WS99

61points

Monster Adidas Sport Adistar

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Comparison winner
Sony WH-1000XM3
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36 facts in comparison

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 vs Monster Adidas Sport Adistar vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3
81
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53
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61
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100
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Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 & Monster Adidas Sport Adistar & Sony WH-1000XM3?

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Monster Adidas Sport Adistar & Sony WH-1000XM3?

Why is Monster Adidas Sport Adistar better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 & Sony WH-1000XM3?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Weight
    32gvs310,250,255g
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 & Monster Adidas Sport Adistar?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Number of microphones
    3vs1,1,1
  • Has voice prompts
  • Has voice commands
  • Has USB Type-C

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

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 a detachable cable
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

4.weight

310g

250g

32g

255g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has an in-ear form
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

4.Has USB Type-C
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

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-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.Has WiFi
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

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.can be used as a headset
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.number of microphones

1

1

1

3

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

6.has voice prompts
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

This feature allows the device to inform you of important information through its audio function.

Miscellaneous

1.wireless charging
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Monster Adidas Sport Adistar
Sony WH-1000XM3

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Audio-Technica ATH-CKR7TW

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