85points

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth

88points

Sony WH-1000XM2

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
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Sony WH-1000XM2
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Marshall Monitor Bluetooth vs Sony WH-1000XM2

Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

Why is Marshall Monitor Bluetooth better than Sony WH-1000XM2?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 4g lighter
    271gvs275g
  • 18 Ohms lower impedance
    28 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a noise canceling microphone
  • 1h shorter charge time
    3hvs4h

Why is Sony WH-1000XM2 better than Marshall Monitor Bluetooth?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Travel bag is included
  • 8h longer battery life
    38hvs30h
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.weight

271g

275g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

5.can be folded
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

6.has an in-ear form
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

For example

AKG N200 Wireless

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

20Hz

4Hz

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

2.highest frequency

20000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

5.impedance

28 Ohms

46 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.driver unit size

40mm

39.8mm

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

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Power

1. longer battery life

30h

38h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Sennheiser PXC 480

50h

2.has a battery level indicator
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

3.has a rechargeable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

4.charge time

3h

4h

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.

Best

Sony Xperia Ear Duo

0.46h

5.has a removable battery
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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.

6.Has WiFi
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

3.can be used as a headset
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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
Marshall Monitor Bluetooth
Sony WH-1000XM2

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

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