Beats by Dre urBeats SESony MDR-1ABT
Top 66%441 points
Top 66%
Top 22%1,022 points
Top 22%
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
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Top specs and features

Beats by Dre urBeats SE vs Sony MDR-1ABT: 23 facts in comparison

1. weight

282g lighter.
18g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
300g

2. has sound isolation / passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
48% have it

3. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
33% have it

4. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
73% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
25% have it

6. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
38% have it

7. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
44% have it

8. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
9mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
40mm

9. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound that surrounds the user from left and right side, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
75% have it

10. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
54% have it

11. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
42% have it

12. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
32% have it

13. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
16% have it

14. control panel placed on a device

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.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
14% have it

15. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
42% have it

16. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
64% have it

17. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Parrot Zik Sport: 8
1

18. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

19. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
8% have it

20. 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
87% have it

21. has an earbud form

The earbud form is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. For some people it is more comfortable than in-ear form.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
4% have it

22. supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

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.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
3% have it

23. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-1ABT
1% have it

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