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Audio-Technica ATH-ES10 vs Sony MDR-NC13: 25 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

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

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

181g lighter.

4. impedance

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

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
35% have it

6. sound pressure level

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

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
26% have it

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
73% have it

9. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
38% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
45% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
31% have it

12. driver unit size

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

13. is used as a headset

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
34% have it

14. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
31% have it

15. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
74% have it

16. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
44% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
55% have it

18. has an over-the-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
42% have it

19. has active noise canceling / noise reduction

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
13% have it

20. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
65% have it

21. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
8% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

23. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
7% have it

24. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
87% have it

25. has an in-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES10
Sony MDR-NC13
33% have it

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