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Audio-Technica ATH-ES88 vs Sony MDR ZX300: 18 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

10g lighter.

4. 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-ES88
Sony MDR ZX300
49% have it

5. 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.

6. 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
Sony MDR ZX300
35% have it

7. sound pressure level

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

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-ES88
Sony MDR ZX300
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Sony MDR ZX300
26% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Sony MDR ZX300
31% have it

11. 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.

12. 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-ES88
Sony MDR ZX300
74% 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
Sony MDR ZX300
31% have it

14. 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-ES88
Sony MDR ZX300
42% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-ES88
Sony MDR ZX300
65% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

17. 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
Sony MDR ZX300
22% have it

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
Sony MDR ZX300
87% have it

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