Beats by Dre PowerbeatsSony MDR-Z1R
Top 67%441 points
Top 67%
Top 40%810 points
Top 40%
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Beats by Dre Powerbeats vs Sony MDR-Z1R: 17 facts in comparison

1. weight

355g lighter.
30g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
385g

2. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
34% have it

3. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
72% have it

4. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
39% have it

5. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
45% have it

6. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
38% have it

7. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
52% have it

8. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
42% have it

9. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
76% have it

10. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
31% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
41% have it

12. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
63% have it

13. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
12% have it

14. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
86% have it

15. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
10% have it

16. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.12m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
3m

17. 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.
Beats by Dre Powerbeats
Sony MDR-Z1R
33% have it
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