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47points

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

95points

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

38points

Fostex TH-7

99points

Sennheiser PXC 550

99points

Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Comparison winner
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
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36 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700vs Bose QuietComfort 35 IIvs Fostex TH-7vs Sennheiser PXC 550vs Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
47
points
Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
95
points
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
38
points
Fostex TH-7
99
points
Sennheiser PXC 550
99
points
Sony WH-1000XM3

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-ES700 better than ...?

  • Weight
    160gvs309,260,227,255g

Why is Bose QuietComfort 35 II better than ...?

  • Has a noise canceling microphone
    ?

Why is Fostex TH-7 better than ...?

  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than ...?

  • Sound pressure level
    ?

    110dB/mWvs104,90,98,104.5dB/mW

Why is Sony WH-1000XM3 better than ...?

  • Lowest frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5,10,20,17Hz
  • Has USB Type-C
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Fostex TH-7

Sennheiser PXC 550

Sony WH-1000XM3

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.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-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.has a detachable cable
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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-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

160g

309g

260g

227g

255g

5.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

House of Marley Uprise

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.can be folded
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency
?

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

5Hz

10Hz

20Hz

17Hz

4Hz

2.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

104dB/mW

90dB/mW

98dB/mW

110dB/mW

104.5dB/mW

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.has active noise cancelling (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-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
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-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.has a removable battery
?

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

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.Has USB Type-C
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.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-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3

Features

1.can be 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-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
3.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-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3
6.has voice commands
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3

Miscellaneous

1.has wireless charging
?

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

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700
Bose QuietComfort 35 II
Fostex TH-7
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony WH-1000XM3

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-ES700

Bose QuietComfort 35 II

Fostex TH-7

Sennheiser PXC 550

Sony WH-1000XM3

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