Audio-Technica ATH-M40xJBL J33
Top 40%782 points
Top 40%
Top 64%469 points
Top 64%
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JBL J33
vs
Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs JBL J33: 20 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.
24000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
24000Hz

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
10Hz

3. 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-M40x
JBL J33
48% have it

4. 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.
35Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
16Ohms

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-M40x
JBL J33
33% 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-M40x
JBL J33
73% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JBL J33
25% have it

8. 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-M40x
JBL J33
38% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JBL J33
31% have it

10. 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-M40x
JBL J33
44% have it

11. 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-M40x
JBL J33
36% have it

12. 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.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
9mm

13. 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-M40x
JBL J33
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-M40x
JBL J33
54% have it

15. 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-M40x
JBL J33
42% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JBL J33
64% have it

17. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
JBL J33
8% have it

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.3m

19. 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-M40x
JBL J33
87% have it

20. 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-M40x
JBL J33
33% have it

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
  • Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
  • JBL J33
Compare
This page is currently only available in English.