AudioQuest NightHawkSony WH-1000XM2
Top 91%125 points
Top 91%
Top 15%1,132 points
Top 15%
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
vs
Top specs and features

AudioQuest NightHawk vs Sony WH-1000XM2: 17 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.
10000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
40000Hz

2. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
33% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
72% have it

4. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
39% have it

5. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
32% 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
37% have it

7. 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.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
39.8mm

8. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
76% have it

9. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
42% have it

10. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
31% have it

11. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
15% have it

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
17% have it

13. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
63% have it

14. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
13% have it

15. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
86% have it

16. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
10% have it

17. 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.
AudioQuest NightHawk
Sony WH-1000XM2
3% have it
Add to comparison
    Compare
    This page is currently only available in English.