Koss PRODJ100Sony MDR-XB400
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Koss PRODJ100 vs Sony MDR-XB400: 22 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.
25000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
10Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
5Hz

3. weight

41g lighter.
191g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
150g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
45% have it

5. impedance

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.
38 Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4 Ohms
24 Ohms

6. 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.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
34% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
99dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
100dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
70% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
24% have it

10. 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.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
39% have it

11. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
32% have it

12. has an in-line control panel

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
45% have it

13. 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.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
78% have it

14. 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.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
41% have it

16. 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.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
16% have it

17. 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.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
12% have it

18. 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.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
31% have it

19. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
84% have it

20. has a coiled cord

A coiled cord typically offers more flexibility as it can be extended, and taken outside for example.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
8% have it

21. 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.
Koss PRODJ100
Sony MDR-XB400
23% have it

22. cable length

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

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