65points

Marshall Major III

63points

Sony MDR-XB30EX

Comparison winner
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Sony MDR-XB30EX
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Marshall Major III vs Sony MDR-XB30EX

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
65
points
Marshall Major III
63
points
Sony MDR-XB30EX

Why is Marshall Major III better than Sony MDR-XB30EX?

  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • 26.5mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs13.5mm
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?
  • Has a coil cable
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-XB30EX better than Marshall Major III?

  • 4000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    24000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs20Hz
  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    105dB/mWvs99dB/mW
  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 170g lighter
    8gvs178g
  • Travel bag is included
    ?
  • Has a tangle free cable
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.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.

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
2.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.

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
3.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

178g

8g

4.sweat resistant
?

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
5.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
6.can be folded
?

Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

Best

Sony MDR-Z1

120000Hz

20000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

20Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

99dB/mW

105dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
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.

Best

Flips Solo 2 Social

4 Ohms

32 Ohms

16 Ohms

6.driver unit size
?

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

Best

Monoprice Monolith M1060

106mm

40mm

13.5mm

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Cleer Enduro 100

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

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.

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
2.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.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
3.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.

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
4.has a noise canceling microphone
?

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

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
5.Has voice prompts
?

With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX
6.has voice commands
?

You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

For example

Amazon Echo Buds

Marshall Major III
Sony MDR-XB30EX

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