Audio-Technica ATH-EW9Sony MDR-XB510AS
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Top 79%140 points
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Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 vs Sony MDR-XB510AS: 15 facts in comparison

1. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
49% have it

2. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
35% have it

3. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
73% have it

4. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
45% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
31% have it

6. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
34% have it

7. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
74% have it

8. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
31% have it

9. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
44% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
55% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
65% have it

12. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
22% have it

13. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
87% have it

14. 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-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
33% have it

15. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Sony MDR-XB510AS
4% have it

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