Bang & Olufsen A8Sony MDR-Z7
Top 68%422 points
Top 68%
Top 44%725 points
Top 44%
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-Z7
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Bang & Olufsen A8 vs Sony MDR-Z7: 16 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
100000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
50Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
4Hz

3. weight

313g lighter.
22g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
335g

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-Z7
48% 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.
19Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
70Ohms

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-Z7
33% 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-Z7
73% 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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-Z7
38% have it

9. 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-Z7
75% have it

10. 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-Z7
54% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-Z7
42% have it

12. 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-Z7
42% have it

13. 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-Z7
64% have it

14. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

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.
Bang & Olufsen A8
Sony MDR-Z7
87% have it

16. 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-Z7
33% have it

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