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Audio-Technica ATH-M30x vs Beats by Dre Solo HD: 21 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.
22000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
20Hz

3. weight

60g lighter.
220g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
160g

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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
48% 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.
47Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
45Ohms

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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
96dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
104dB/mW

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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
73% have it

9. 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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
38% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
31% have it

11. 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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
44% have it

12. can be 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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
36% have it

13. 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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
75% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
54% have it

15. 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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
32% have it

16. 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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
42% have it

17. 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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
14% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
64% 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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
22% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.36m

21. 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-M30x
Beats by Dre Solo HD
87% have it

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