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Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
Top 50%662 points
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Top 7%1,222 points
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Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
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Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT vs Sony MDR-100ABN: 26 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
40000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
16Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
36% 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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
67% have it

5. 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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
38% have it

6. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
75% have it

7. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
24% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
31% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
45% have it

10. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
25% have it

11. 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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
14% have it

12. 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.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
40mm

13. 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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
39% have it

14. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
64% have it

15. 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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
18% have it

16. 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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
30% have it

17. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
49% have it

18. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
81% have it

19. 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

20. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
16% have it

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
19% have it

22. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.4m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.2m

23. Bluetooth version

2 newer Bluetooth version.
2.1
Anker SoundCore Spirit: 5
4.1

24. has an on-ear form

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
23% have it

25. 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.
Harman Kardon HARKAR-BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
4% have it

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