81points

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT

83points

Sony MDR-XB950N1

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
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Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT vs Sony MDR-XB950N1

Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1
81
points
83
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Why is Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT better than Sony MDR-XB950N1?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    38 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 2h shorter charge time
    5hvs7h

Why is Sony MDR-XB950N1 better than Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 20g lighter
    290gvs310g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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

290g

Best

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3g

5.can be folded
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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

6.sweat resistant
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

45000Hz

20000Hz

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

5Hz

20Hz

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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

4.impedance

38 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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

45mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.charge time

5h

7h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.2

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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.warranty period

2

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

4.has a noise canceling microphone
Audio Technica ATH-DSR9BT
Sony MDR-XB950N1

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

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Microsoft Surface Headphones

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