67points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

47points

Beats by Dre Heartbeats

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Beats by Dre Heartbeats

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
67
points
47
points

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Beats by Dre Heartbeats?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a coiled cord

Why is Beats by Dre Heartbeats better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 265g lighter
    20gvs285g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an earbud form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

3.has an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

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.

4.weight

285g

20g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.has a tangle free cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Beats by Dre Heartbeats

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.

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