49points

JVC HA-FX3X

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

87points

Sony MDR-XB950B1

JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
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JVC HA-FX3X vs Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR-XB950B1

JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Why is JVC HA-FX3X better than Sony MDR-100ABN & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32,24 Ohms
  • Weight
    6.2gvs290,245g
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than JVC HA-FX3X & Sony MDR-XB950B1?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-XB950B1 better than JVC HA-FX3X & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Lowest frequency
    3Hzvs5,5Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs104,103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

4.weight

6.2g

290g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.has an in-ear form
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

6.can be folded
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

23000Hz

40000Hz

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

5Hz

5Hz

3Hz

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
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

104dB/mW

103dB/mW

105dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

16 Ohms

32 Ohms

24 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

4.Has WiFi
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.has an in-line control panel
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

3.can be used as a headset
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

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.

4.has a noise canceling microphone
JVC HA-FX3X
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-XB950B1

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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