50points

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

60points

Sony MDR-XB550AP

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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Audio-Technica ATH-M20x vs Sony MDR-XB550AP

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
50
points
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
60
points
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M20x better than Sony MDR-XB550AP?

  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • 1.8m longer cable
    ?

    3mvs1.2m
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB550AP better than Audio-Technica ATH-M20x?

  • 2000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    22000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    102dB/mWvs96dB/mW
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    24 Ohmsvs47 Ohms
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 10g lighter
    180gvs190g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x aliexpressOriginal Audio Technica ATH-M20X Wired P...Original Audio Technica ATH-M20X Wired Professional Monitor Headphones Over-ear Closed-back Dynamic Deep Bass 3.5mm Jack
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$72.15

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. Show more

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.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.

For example

Panasonic HD805N

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
6.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

190g

180g

Sound quality

1.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

96dB/mW

102dB/mW

2.lowest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

5Hz

3.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

22000Hz

4.has 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-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

47 Ohms

24 Ohms

6.has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP

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 apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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.

For example

Nuheara IQbuds2 Max

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
3.has a noise-cancelling microphone
?

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

For example

Mpow Fly Plus

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP
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-M20x
Sony MDR-XB550AP

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M20x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M20x aliexpressOriginal Audio Technica ATH-M20X Wired P...Original Audio Technica ATH-M20X Wired Professional Monitor Headphones Over-ear Closed-back Dynamic Deep Bass 3.5mm Jack
aliexpress logo
$72.15

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