74points

Beats Solo 3 Wireless

88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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Beats Solo 3 Wireless vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN
74
points
88
points

Why is Beats Solo 3 Wireless better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 75g lighter
    215gvs290g
  • Has an in-line control panel

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Beats Solo 3 Wireless?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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 a detachable cable
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

3.weight

215g

290g

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4.can be folded
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.travel bag is included
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

2.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

3.has a neodymium magnet
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

Power

1. longer battery life

40h

20h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

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2.has a battery level indicator
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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 Solo 3 Wireless
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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.can be used as a headset
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Beats Solo 3 Wireless
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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5.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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