Audio-Technica ATH-M50Sony MDR-XB510AS
Top 46%725 points
Top 46%
Top 72%373 points
Top 72%
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50 vs Sony MDR-XB510AS: 15 facts in comparison

1. 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-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
48% have it

2. 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-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
33% have it

3. 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-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
73% have it

4. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
31% have it

5. 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
Sony MDR-XB510AS
44% have it

6. 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-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
36% have it

7. 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-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
75% have it

8. 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
Sony MDR-XB510AS
42% have it

9. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
53% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
42% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
64% have it

12. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Audio-Technica ATH-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
8% have it

13. 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
Sony MDR-XB510AS
87% have it

14. 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-M50
Sony MDR-XB510AS
33% have it

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