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Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x vs Sony MDR-AS400IP/W: 23 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.
42000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
24000Hz

2. lowest frequency

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

3. weight

340g lighter.
350g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
10g

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-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
48% 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.
42Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
16Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
100dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
103dB/mW

8. 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-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
25% have it

10. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
44% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
53mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
9mm

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
75% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
54% have it

14. 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-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
32% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
42% have it

16. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
16% have it

17. 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-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
42% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
64% have it

19. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
10% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

21. 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-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
87% have it

22. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
4% have it

23. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-AS400IP/W
3% have it

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