63points

Beats by Dre Pro

46points

Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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Beats by Dre Pro vs Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

Why is Beats by Dre Pro better than Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Why is Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition better than Beats by Dre Pro?

  • 15000Hz higher high-frequency
    35000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • 110g lighter
    290gvs400g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a straight plug
  • 1.5m longer cable
    3mvs1.5m
  • Has an open-back design

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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 Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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 Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

4.weight

400g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

35000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Sony MDR-Z1R

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

20Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Sony MH1CBLK

1Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

For example

RHA TrueConnect

4.sound pressure level

115dB/mW

96dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

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Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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

2.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Pro
Beyerdynamic DT 990 Edition

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.

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