50points

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x

93points

Philips SHB8750NC

97points

Sennheiser PXC 550

89points

Sony MDR-100ABN

62points

Sony MDR-10R

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Comparison winner
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R
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26 facts in comparison

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x vs Philips SHB8750NC vs Sennheiser PXC 550 vs Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR-10R

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R
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93
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97
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89
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62
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Why is Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x better than Philips SHB8750NC & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-10R?

Why is Philips SHB8750NC better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-10R?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs42,490,32,40 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads

Why is Sennheiser PXC 550 better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x & Philips SHB8750NC & Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-10R?

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x & Philips SHB8750NC & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-10R?

  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-10R better than Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x & Philips SHB8750NC & Sennheiser PXC 550 & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Weight
    180gvs350,226,227,290g

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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 SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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

4.weight

350g

226g

227g

290g

180g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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

6.has included ear pads
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

10Hz

17Hz

5Hz

5Hz

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

22000Hz

23000Hz

40000Hz

40000Hz

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 SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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

105dB/mW

110dB/mW

103dB/mW

100dB/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.impedance

42 Ohms

16 Ohms

490 Ohms

32 Ohms

40 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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.can be used as a headset
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Philips SHB8750NC
Sennheiser PXC 550
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-10R

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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