Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4Sony MDR-1000X
Top 49%679 points
Top 49%
Top 14%1,140 points
Top 14%
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
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Top specs and features

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4 vs Sony MDR-1000X: 21 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
40000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
4Hz

3. weight

40g lighter.
235g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
275g

4. 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 Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
33% have it

5. 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 Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
38% have it

6. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
31% have it

7. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
44% have it

8. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
36% have it

9. 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.
40mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
39.8mm

10. 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 Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
42% have it

11. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
75% 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 Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
32% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
16% have it

14. 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 Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
14% have it

16. 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 Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
13% have it

17. Bluetooth version

0.2 newer Bluetooth version.
4.2
B&O Beoplay E8: 4.2
4

18. 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 Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
87% have it

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
8% have it

20. 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 Beoplay H4
Sony MDR-1000X
3% have it

21. longer battery life

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
19h
Sony WH-1000XM2: 38h
20h

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