55points

Beats by Dre Executive

65points

Sennheiser HDR 170

78points

Sony MDR-1ABT

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Beats by Dre Executive vs Sennheiser HDR 170 vs Sony MDR-1ABT

Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

Why is Beats by Dre Executive better than Sennheiser HDR 170 & Sony MDR-1ABT?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sennheiser HDR 170 better than Beats by Dre Executive & Sony MDR-1ABT?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Weight
    228gvs340,300g

Why is Sony MDR-1ABT better than Beats by Dre Executive & Sennheiser HDR 170?

  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.has an over-the-ear form
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

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.

3.has a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

340g

228g

300g

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Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

6.travel bag is included
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Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

2.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

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.

4.Has WiFi
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

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.

2.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Executive
Sennheiser HDR 170
Sony MDR-1ABT

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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