63points
45points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

71points
45points

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
71
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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 112 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    38 Ohmsvs150 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • 15g lighter
    285gvs300g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 8dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 8mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs45mm
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

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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.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
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.

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
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-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

285g

300g

5.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

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.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

28000Hz

40000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

15Hz

5Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

99dB/mW

107dB/mW

4.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.

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

38 Ohms

150 Ohms

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.

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
2.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
3.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
2.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-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

Device supports fast Bluetooth pairing using NFC so it can communicate with other devices over Bluetooth. You can fastly pair devices without entering a code by simply holding one device next to the device with which it is to be paired.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
4.Has WiFi
?

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
5.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
?

802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
?

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

For example

Debussy Nathaniel

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

Features

1.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-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
2.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-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
3.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.

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
6.has wireless charging
?

The manufacturer offers a branded wireless charging kit. To charge the device, you simply put it down on its charging base.

For example

Beats Powerbeats Pro

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