56points

JVC HA-S650

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

JVC HA-S650
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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JVC HA-S650 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is JVC HA-S650 better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 187g lighter
    103gvs290g
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than JVC HA-S650?

  • 14000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs26000Hz
  • 3Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs8Hz
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • 4mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs36mm
  • Control panel placed on a device

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
JVC HA-S650
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 an over-the-ear form
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

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-S650
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.

4.weight

103g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.travel bag is included
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

26000Hz

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

8Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

112dB/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

5.driver unit size

36mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
JVC HA-S650
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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
JVC HA-S650
Sony MDR-100ABN

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-S650
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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
JVC HA-S650
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
JVC HA-S650
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.

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