71points

Panasonic RP-HC800

56points

Sony MDR-ZX310AP

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23 facts in comparison

Panasonic RP-HC800 vs Sony MDR-ZX310AP

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
71
points
Panasonic RP-HC800
56
points
Sony MDR-ZX310AP

Why is Panasonic RP-HC800 better than Sony MDR-ZX310AP?

  • 1000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    25000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 5 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    19 Ohmsvs24 Ohms
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has an over-the-ear form
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • 10mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    40mmvs30mm
  • Travel bag is included
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-ZX310AP better than Panasonic RP-HC800?

  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 4dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    98dB/mWvs94dB/mW
  • 122g lighter
    125gvs247g
  • Has an on-ear form
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
3.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.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
4.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

247g

125g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

25000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

10Hz

10Hz

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

94dB/mW

98dB/mW

4.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

19 Ohms

24 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP

Power

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

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP
2.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700

8

1

1

3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Panasonic RP-HC800
Sony MDR-ZX310AP

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