71points

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT

68points

Urbanista New York

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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT vs Urbanista New York

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
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Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
68
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Urbanista New York

Why is Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT better than Urbanista New York?

  • 13dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    107dB/mWvs94dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • 9h longer battery life
    ?

    25hvs16h
  • 13mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    53mmvs40mm
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?
  • 23 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    ?

    24vs1

Why is Urbanista New York better than Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT?

  • 118 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    32 Ohmsvs150 Ohms
  • 66g lighter
    234gvs300g
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?
  • 2.5h shorter charge time
    ?

    2.5hvs5h
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has voice commands
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
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2.has an over-the-ear form
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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-WS990BT
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3.has a detachable cable
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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-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

300g

234g

5.sweat resistant
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Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

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6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

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Urbanista New York

Sound quality

1.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

107dB/mW

94dB/mW

2.has passive noise reduction
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

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3.impedance
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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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

150 Ohms

32 Ohms

4.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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-WS990BT
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5.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

For example

JBL T460BT

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6.driver unit size
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The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

53mm

40mm

Power

1.Battery life
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The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

25h

16h

2.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
3.charge time
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The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5h

2.5h

4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
5.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York

Connectivity

1.Bluetooth version
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Best

Skullcandy Sesh

5

4.1

4.1

2.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
3.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-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
4.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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
5.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
6.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

For example

JBL Reflect Contour 2

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
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Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
2.control panel placed on a device
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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-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

4.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
5.has a noise canceling microphone
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These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Sennheiser IE 80S BT

Audio Technica ATH-WS990BT
Urbanista New York
6.warranty period
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When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

24

1

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