Audio-Technica ATH-WS77Sony XBA-1
Top 43%390 points
Top 43%
Top 27%498 points
Top 27%
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony XBA-1
vs
Top specs and features

Audio-Technica ATH-WS77 vs Sony XBA-1: 19 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.

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

172g lighter.

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-WS77
Sony XBA-1
49% 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.

6. sound pressure level

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

7. 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-WS77
Sony XBA-1
73% have it

8. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony XBA-1
26% have it

9. 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 XBA-1
38% 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-WS77
Sony XBA-1
45% have it

11. 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 XBA-1
31% have it

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-WS77
Sony XBA-1
74% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony XBA-1
44% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony XBA-1
15% 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-WS77
Sony XBA-1
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-WS77
Sony XBA-1
65% have it

17. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

18. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
Sony XBA-1
33% 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 XBA-1
87% have it

Top 10 headphones

Add to comparison
  • Audio-Technica ATH-WS77
  • Sony XBA-1
Compare
This page is currently only available in English.