Audio-Technica ATH-T400Sony XBA-NC85D
Top 62%512 points
Top 62%
Top 46%712 points
Top 46%
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
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Audio-Technica ATH-T400 vs Sony XBA-NC85D: 21 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
23000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
15Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

3. weight

254g lighter.
260g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
6g

4. 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-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
47% have it

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.
40Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
8Ohms

6. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
105dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
106dB/mW

7. 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-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
72% have it

8. 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-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
39% have it

9. 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-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
76% have it

10. 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-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
42% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
53% have it

12. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
31% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
41% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
17% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
63% have it

16. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
13% have it

17. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
9% have it

18. 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-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
86% have it

19. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.5m

20. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Audio-Technica ATH-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
6% have it

21. 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-T400
Sony XBA-NC85D
33% have it
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