57points

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

59points

Sony MDR-1AM2

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Audio-Technica ATH-M50x vs Sony MDR-1AM2

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
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Sony MDR-1AM2

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-M50x better than Sony MDR-1AM2?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 1dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    99dB/mWvs98dB/mW
  • 5.13mm bigger driver unit
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    45mmvs39.87mm
  • Can be folded
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  • Has a coil cable
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  • Has a straight plug
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Why is Sony MDR-1AM2 better than Audio-Technica ATH-M50x?

  • 12Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs15Hz
  • 72000Hz higher high-frequency
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    100000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 22 Ohms lower impedance
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    16 Ohmsvs38 Ohms
  • 97.89g lighter
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    187.11gvs285g
  • Has an in-line control panel
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  • Has an L-shaped plug
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Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$128.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black, With Exceptional Clarity, Comfort, And 40 hr Battery
Amazon logo
$179.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xGM Professional M...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xGM Professional Monitor Headphones, Gun Metal
Amazon logo
$209.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black, Professional Grade, Critically Acclaimed, With Detachable Cable
Amazon logo
$149.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x aliexpressFiiO BTA10 Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter for Aud...FiiO BTA10 Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter for Audio-*Technica ATH-M50x/MSR7 Amplifier with cVc noise cancellation technology ptXLL/AAC
aliexpress logo
$44.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones
walmart logo
$205.46

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
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 an over-the-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
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.
3.has a detachable cable
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

285g

187.11g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

3Hz

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

28000Hz

100000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
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.
5.sound pressure level

99dB/mW

98dB/mW

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

38 Ohms

16 Ohms

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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
2.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
3.has a removable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
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.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x
Sony MDR-1AM2
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Price comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-M50x

ProductStorePrice
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$128.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluet...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBT Wireless Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones, Black, With Exceptional Clarity, Comfort, And 40 hr Battery
Amazon logo
$179.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50xGM Professional M...Audio-Technica ATH-M50xGM Professional Monitor Headphones, Gun Metal
Amazon logo
$209.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x AmazonAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones, Black, Professional Grade, Critically Acclaimed, With Detachable Cable
Amazon logo
$149.00
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x aliexpressFiiO BTA10 Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter for Aud...FiiO BTA10 Bluetooth 5.0 Adapter for Audio-*Technica ATH-M50x/MSR7 Amplifier with cVc noise cancellation technology ptXLL/AAC
aliexpress logo
$44.99
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x walmartAudio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Stu...Audio-Technica ATH-M50x Professional Studio Monitor Headphones
walmart logo
$205.46

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