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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 vs Sony MDR-100ABN: 24 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.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
40000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

3. weight

115g lighter.
175g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
290g

4. 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.
47 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
32 Ohms

5. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
36% have it

6. 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

7. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
39% have it

8. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
76% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
47% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
31% have it

11. has active noise cancelling (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-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
15% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
27% have it

13. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
39% have it

14. 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.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

15. control panel placed on a device

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
20% 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-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
64% have it

17. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
30% have it

18. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
18% have it

19. 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-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
80% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
21% have it

21. cable length

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

22. has an on-ear form

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
22% have it

23. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
4% have it

24. has an open-back design

The device is designed in a way that allows sound to go out through the back of the ear cups, which usually have vents or perforations. This design provides very natural and accurate sound.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony MDR-100ABN
10% have it

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