66points

Koss QZ900

51points

Sony MDR ZX300

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Sony MDR ZX300
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19 facts in comparison

Koss QZ900 vs Sony MDR ZX300

Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300
66
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51
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Why is Koss QZ900 better than Sony MDR ZX300?

  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has a removable battery

Why is Sony MDR ZX300 better than Koss QZ900?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    10Hzvs20Hz
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 98g lighter
    120gvs218g
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    102dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has an L-shaped plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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.

4.weight

218g

120g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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

6.travel bag is included
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

24000Hz

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

10Hz

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
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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

100dB/mW

102dB/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.impedance

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a removable battery
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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

Features

1.has an in-line control panel
Koss QZ900
Sony MDR ZX300

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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