80points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

62points

Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1

54points

Marshall Major II

90points

Philips SHB8750NC

100points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Marshall Major II
Philips SHB8750NC
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Sony WH-1000XM3
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Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 vs Marshall Major II vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Marshall Major II
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 & Marshall Major II & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    Why is Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Marshall Major II & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    • Has an on-ear form

    Why is Marshall Major II better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    • Has a coiled cord

    Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 & Marshall Major II & Sony WH-1000XM3?

    • Impedance
      16 Ohmsvs38,130,64,47 Ohms

    Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT & Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 & Marshall Major II & Philips SHB8750NC?

    • Has voice prompts
    • Has voice commands
    • Has USB Type-C

    Top specs and features

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    Design

    1.has stereo speakers
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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 an over-the-ear form
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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.

    3.has a detachable cable
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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.

    4.can be folded
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    5.sweat resistant
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

    For example

    RHA TrueConnect

    6.has included ear pads
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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    Sound quality

    1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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.sound pressure level

    97dB/mW

    105dB/mW

    99dB/mW

    105dB/mW

    104.5dB/mW

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

    Best

    AKG K553 Pro

    144dB/mW

    3.driver unit size

    45mm

    36mm

    40mm

    32mm

    40mm

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

    Best

    Audeze LCD2 Classic

    106mm

    4.has a neodymium magnet
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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.

    5.impedance

    38 Ohms

    130 Ohms

    64 Ohms

    16 Ohms

    47 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.

    Best

    Flips Solo 2 Social

    4 Ohms

    6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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.

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    Power

    1.has a battery level indicator
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

    2.has a rechargeable battery
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The battery can be recharged and used over again.

    3.has a removable battery
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

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    Connectivity

    1.Can be used wirelessly
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

    2.has a 3.5mm male connector
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    For example

    Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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    Features

    1.control panel placed on a device
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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.has an in-line control panel
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    3.can be used as a headset
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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.

    4.has a noise canceling microphone
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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

    5.has voice prompts
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

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

    6.has voice commands
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    Sony WH-1000XM3

    You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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    Miscellaneous

    1.wireless charging
    Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
    Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
    Marshall Major II
    Philips SHB8750NC
    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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