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Phaz P5

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Phaz P5
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Phaz P5 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is Phaz P5 better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Phaz P5?

  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
    4.1vs4
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has an on-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.has a detachable cable
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.can be folded
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.travel bag is included
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

3.driver unit size

42mm

40mm

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

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4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4

4.1

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3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

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

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4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Phaz P5
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.warranty period

1

1

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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