85points

JBL Duet BT

88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

JBL Duet BT
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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30 facts in comparison

JBL Duet BT vs Sony MDR-100ABN

JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
85
points
88
points

Why is JBL Duet BT better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 106.7g lighter
    183.3gvs290g
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • 4h shorter charge time
    2hvs6h

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than JBL Duet BT?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • 4h longer battery life
    20hvs16h
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL Duet BT
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
JBL Duet BT
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

183.3g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.can be folded
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.has a tangle free cable
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.travel bag is included
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

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

5Hz

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.sound pressure level

111dB/mW

103dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.impedance

32 Ohms

32 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL Duet BT
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.

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
JBL Duet BT
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.

Power

1. longer battery life

16h

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.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

2h

6h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JBL Duet BT
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
JBL Duet BT
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
JBL Duet BT
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.warranty period

1

1

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

Best

Treblab X2

Unlimited undefined

4.has an in-line control panel
JBL Duet BT
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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