Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1Philips SHB8000
Top 44%752 points
Top 44%
Top 33%900 points
Top 33%
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Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1 vs Philips SHB8000: 23 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.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
20700Hz

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
18Hz

3. weight

28g lighter.
100g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
128g

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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
46% 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.
130Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
32Ohms

6. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
34% have it

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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
72% have it

8. 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
Philips SHB8000
39% have it

9. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
32% 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
45% have it

11. 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
Philips SHB8000
38% have it

12. 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.
36mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

13. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
76% have it

14. 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
Philips SHB8000
52% have it

16. 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
Philips SHB8000
31% have it

17. 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 QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
15% have it

18. 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
Philips SHB8000
63% have it

19. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
17% have it

20. 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
Philips SHB8000
12% have it

21. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Audio-Technica QuietPoint ATH-ANC1
Philips SHB8000
9% have it

22. 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
Philips SHB8000
86% have it

23. 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
Philips SHB8000
23% have it

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