56points

Creative Aurvana Air

63points

Sony XBA-3

Creative Aurvana Air
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Creative Aurvana Air vs Sony XBA-3

Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3
56
points
63
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Why is Creative Aurvana Air better than Sony XBA-3?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony XBA-3 better than Creative Aurvana Air?

  • 8000Hz higher high-frequency
    28000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs20Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 20 Ohms lower impedance
    12 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 9g lighter
    7gvs16g
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    108dB/mWvs102dB/mW
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

2.weight

16g

7g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has an in-ear form
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.

4.has a tangle free cable
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

5.has included ear pads
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

28000Hz

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

4Hz

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
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

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

4.sound pressure level

102dB/mW

108dB/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.impedance

32 Ohms

12 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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

6.has a neodymium magnet
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

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

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

JBL Under Armour True Wireless Flash

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Creative Aurvana Air
Sony XBA-3

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

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