43points

Audio-Technica ATH-T400

38points

Bose AE2i

92points

Philips SHB8750NC

88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Comparison winner
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
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23 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-T400 vs Bose AE2i vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN
43
points
38
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92
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88
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-T400 better than Bose AE2i & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-100ABN?

Why is Bose AE2i better than Audio-Technica ATH-T400 & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Weight
    140gvs260,226,290g
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Audio-Technica ATH-T400 & Bose AE2i & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Audio-Technica ATH-T400 & Bose AE2i & Philips SHB8750NC?

  • Has an on-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

260g

140g

226g

290g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Bose AE2i
Philips SHB8750NC
Sony MDR-100ABN

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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