Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8Sony MDR-1A
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Top 45%
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8 vs Sony MDR-1A: 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.
22000Hz
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.
20Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
3Hz

3. weight

30g lighter.
255g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
225g

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.
30Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
24Ohms

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 Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
34% 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 Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
72% 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 Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
39% have it

8. 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 H8
Sony MDR-1A
45% have it

9. 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 H8
Sony MDR-1A
38% have it

10. 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 LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

11. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
52% have it

12. 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 H8
Sony MDR-1A
76% have it

13. 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 H8
Sony MDR-1A
42% have it

14. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
17% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
63% have it

16. 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 H8
Sony MDR-1A
15% 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 Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
12% have it

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 H8
Sony MDR-1A
86% have it

19. 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.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
23% have it

20. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
10% have it

21. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H8
Sony MDR-1A
6% have it
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