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Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 vs JVC HA-NCX78: 20 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.
26000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
9Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
18Hz

3. weight

93g lighter.
130g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
37g

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.
34Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
36Ohms

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-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
33% have it

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
103dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
105dB/mW

7. 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-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
72% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
25% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
32% 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-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
44% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
53% have it

12. 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-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
76% have it

13. 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-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
32% have it

14. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
42% have it

16. 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-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
13% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.5m

18. 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-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
87% have it

19. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
22% have it

20. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
JVC HA-NCX78
4% have it

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