Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1Beats by Dre Powerbeats
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Top 44%
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Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 vs Beats by Dre Powerbeats: 17 facts in comparison

1. weight

70g lighter.
100g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
30g

2. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
73% have it

3. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
38% have it

4. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
31% have it

5. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
44% have it

6. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
36% have it

7. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
75% have it

8. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
54% have it

9. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
32% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
42% have it

11. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
64% have it

12. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
13% have it

13. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
10% have it

14. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
22% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.12m

16. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
87% have it

17. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
33% have it

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