Beats by Dre urBeats SESony MDR-Z1R
Top 63%249 points
Top 63%
Top 13%592 points
Top 13%
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Beats by Dre urBeats SE vs Sony MDR-Z1R: 17 facts in comparison

1. weight

367g lighter.

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-Z1R
49% 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-Z1R
35% 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-Z1R
73% have it

5. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-Z1R
26% 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-Z1R
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-Z1R
45% 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.

9. 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-Z1R
31% have it

10. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Beats by Dre urBeats SE
Sony MDR-Z1R
44% have it

11. 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-Z1R
55% have it

12. 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-Z1R
42% 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 urBeats SE
Sony MDR-Z1R
13% have it

14. 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-Z1R
65% have it

15. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

16. 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-Z1R
4% have it

17. 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-Z1R
87% have it

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