59points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

61points

JBL J88

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
JBL J88
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs JBL J88

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
JBL J88
59
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50
61
points
JBL J88

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50 better than JBL J88?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    28000Hzvs24000Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 623g lighter
    284gvs907g
  • 2.1m longer cable
    ?

    3.4mvs1.3m
  • Has a coil cable
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is JBL J88 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    8Hzvs15Hz
  • Has active noise-cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • 5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs45mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has included ear pads
    ?

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$104.98
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M40x Renewed
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$74.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed Back Head...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Closed Back Headphones for Studio Mixing and Personal Listening Bundle with A1 Portable Headphone Amp, Blucoil 6' 3.5mm Extension Cable, and Full-Sized Headphone Case
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$163.90
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-MSR7NC SonicPro High-...Audio-Technica ATH-MSR7NC SonicPro High-Resolution Headphones with Active Noise Cancellation
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$279.95
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
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$58.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR50BT Bluetooth Wire...Audio-Technica ATH-SR50BT Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$199.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, White (Renewed)
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$116.95
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-SR30BTBK Bluetooth Wi...Audio-Technica ATH-SR30BTBK Bluetooth Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, Charcoal Gray
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$69.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M30x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black
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$69.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50 AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black
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$179.00

JBL J88

Buy used:

$44.99

ProductStorePrice
JBL J88 AmazonJBL J88i Premium Over-Ear Headphones wit...JBL J88i Premium Over-Ear Headphones with JBL Drivers, Rotatable Ear-Cups and Microphone - Black
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$79.99
JBL J88 AmazonJBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones B...JBL E55BT Over-Ear Wireless Headphones Black
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$79.99
JBL J88 AmazonJBL Harman T450 On-Ear Lightweight Folda...JBL Harman T450 On-Ear Lightweight Foldable Headphones with Mic - Black
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$33.91
JBL J88 AmazonJBL J22a BLK High Performance In Ear Hea...JBL J22a BLK High Performance In Ear Headphones with Drivers and Microphone, Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$16.95
JBL J88 AmazonJBL J33a BLK Premium In Ear Headphones w...JBL J33a BLK Premium In Ear Headphones with JBL Drivers and Microphone, Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
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$69.95
JBL J88 AmazonJBL JBLE35WHT Harman E35 On-Ear Headphon...JBL JBLE35WHT Harman E35 On-Ear Headphone - White
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$39.99
JBL J88 aliexpress10 pair original ear pads Cushion for JB...10 pair original ear pads Cushion for JBL J88 J88i headphones ( earmuffes/Headset cushion)
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$79.00

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-M50
JBL J88
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-M50
JBL J88
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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
JBL J88
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

284g

907g

5.has included ear pads
?

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
JBL J88
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
JBL J88

Sound quality

1.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

28000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

8Hz

3.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-M50
JBL J88
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. Show more

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

38 Ohms

32 Ohms

5.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1570

106mm

45mm

50mm

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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50
JBL J88

Connectivity

1.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-M50
JBL J88

Features

1.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-M50
JBL J88

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