Audio-Technica ATH-M30Sony MDR-HW300K
Top 54%634 points
Top 54%
Top 58%576 points
Top 58%
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-M30 vs Sony MDR-HW300K: 16 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.
Brainwavz Kidwavz KV-100: 2780000000Hz

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

10g lighter.
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g

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-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
45% have it

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-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
35% have it

6. 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-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
69% have it

7. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
39% have it

8. 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-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
76% have it

9. 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.
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
21% have it

11. 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-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
40% have it

12. 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-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
31% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
50% have it

14. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30
Sony MDR-HW300K
12% have it

16. cable length

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

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