47points

Beats by Dre Heartbeats

77points

Sony MDR-10RNC

Beats by Dre Heartbeats
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20 facts in comparison

Beats by Dre Heartbeats vs Sony MDR-10RNC

Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC
47
points
77
points

Why is Beats by Dre Heartbeats better than Sony MDR-10RNC?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 185g lighter
    20gvs205g
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an earbud form

Why is Sony MDR-10RNC better than Beats by Dre Heartbeats?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • 1 more microphone(s)
    2vs1

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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 a detachable cable
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.

4.weight

20g

205g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.can be folded
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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 Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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 Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Heartbeats
Sony MDR-10RNC

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

3.number of microphones

1

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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