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Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

54points

Philips Fidelio M1

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
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Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x vs Philips Fidelio M1

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x better than Philips Fidelio M1?

  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs15Hz
  • 100g lighter
    350gvs450g
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Philips Fidelio M1 better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x?

  • 26 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs42 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    106dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

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-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

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.weight

350g

450g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.travel bag is included
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

5.has a straight plug
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

6.has an on-ear form
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

15Hz

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

2.highest frequency

42000Hz

24000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

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

4.sound pressure level

100dB/mW

106dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.driver unit size

53mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

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

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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips Fidelio M1

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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