68points

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
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Beats by Dre Studio (2013) vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is Beats by Dre Studio (2013) better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 30g lighter
    260gvs290g
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Beats by Dre Studio (2013)?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs40 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has an on-ear form
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.weight

260g

290g

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3g

5.can be folded
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.travel bag is included
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

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.has a neodymium magnet
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.impedance

40 Ohms

32 Ohms

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.

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Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.has an in-line control panel
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

3.can be used as a headset
Beats by Dre Studio (2013)
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

4.number of microphones

1

1

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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