Bang & Olufsen A8Sony MDR-1000X
Top 55%304 points
Top 55%
Top 13%591 points
Top 13%
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Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Sony MDR-1000X: 22 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.

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

3. weight

252.9g lighter.

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.

5. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
35% have it

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
73% 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
38% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
31% have it

9. is 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
34% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
44% have it

11. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
74% have it

12. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
31% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
55% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
15% have it

15. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
13% have it

16. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
42% 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
13% have it

18. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
65% have it

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
7% have it

20. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
33% have it

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
87% have it

22. 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-1000X
2% have it

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