Audio-Technica ATH-M40xSamsung Level U
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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Samsung Level U
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Audio-Technica ATH-M40x vs Samsung Level U: 22 facts in comparison

1. weight

207g lighter.
240g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
33g

2. 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
Samsung Level U
47% have it

3. 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
Samsung Level U
33% have it

4. 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
Samsung Level U
72% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Samsung Level U
25% have it

6. 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
Samsung Level U
39% have it

7. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Samsung Level U
32% have it

8. 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
Samsung Level U
36% 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.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
12mm

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-M40x
Samsung Level U
53% 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-M40x
Samsung Level U
42% have it

12. 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-M40x
Samsung Level U
76% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Samsung Level U
42% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Samsung Level U
16% 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
Samsung Level U
64% have it

17. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Samsung Level U
13% have it

18. 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
Samsung Level U
8% have it

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
Samsung Level U
87% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Samsung Level U
9% have it

21. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Samsung Level U
3% have it

22. 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
Samsung Level U
33% have it

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