Audio-Technica ATH-W1000xSony MDR-NC200D
Top 55%584 points
Top 55%
Top 35%842 points
Top 35%
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-NC200D
vs
Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x vs Sony MDR-NC200D: 20 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
23000Hz

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
8Hz

3. weight

170g lighter.
350g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
180g

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-NC200D
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
68Ohms

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-NC200D
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-NC200D
73% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-NC200D
31% have it

10. 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
40mm

11. 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-NC200D
75% have it

12. 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-NC200D
54% have it

13. 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-NC200D
32% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-NC200D
16% have it

15. 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-NC200D
42% have it

16. 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-NC200D
64% have it

17. 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-W1000x
Sony MDR-NC200D
13% have it

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
Sony MDR-NC200D
8% have it

19. cable length

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

20. 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-NC200D
87% have it

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
  • Audio-Technica ATH-W1000x
  • Sony MDR-NC200D
Compare
This page is currently only available in English.