74points
70points

JBL E65BTNC

69points
44points

Sony MDR-1000X

JBL E65BTNC
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
Sony MDR-1000X
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28 facts in comparison

JBL E65BTNC vs Sony MDR-1000X

JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is JBL E65BTNC better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    108dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • 4h longer battery life
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    24hvs20h
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
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    32 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has a noise-canceling microphone
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  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs4
  • 0.2mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs39.8mm
  • 17g lighter
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    258gvs275g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than JBL E65BTNC?

  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Price comparison

Sony MDR-1000X

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$149.99

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Sony MDR-1000X aliexpress1.3m Headphone Cable with MIC for Sony W...1.3m Headphone Cable with MIC for Sony WH-1000XM2 WH-1000xm3 WH-1000xm4 WH-H900N 800 MDR-1A MDR-1000X Upgraded AUX Cable Cords
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
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 an over-the-ear form
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
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.
3.has a detachable cable
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weight

258g

275g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
6.can be folded
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sound quality

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
2.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
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.
4.sound pressure level

108dB/mW

103dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
5.has a neodymium magnet
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
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.impedance

32 Ohms

46 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.

Power

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.
2.has a rechargeable battery
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.has a 3.5mm male connector
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
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.can be used as a headset
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.
2.has a noise-canceling microphone
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
JBL E65BTNC
Sony MDR-1000X
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.
4.Has an in-line control panel
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Sony MDR-1000X
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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