Audio-Technica ATH-WS99Phiaton Chord MS 530
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Audio-Technica ATH-WS99 vs Phiaton Chord MS 530: 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.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
25000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
8Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
15Hz

3. weight

40g lighter.
250g
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.
37Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

5. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
102dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
100dB/mW

6. 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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
72% have it

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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
39% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
32% have it

9. 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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
44% have it

10. 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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
36% have it

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
53% have it

12. 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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
76% 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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
42% 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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
32% 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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
13% have it

18. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
2

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-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
87% have it

20. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
Audio-Technica ATH-WS99
Phiaton Chord MS 530
3% have it

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