44points

Phiaton PS 20

86points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Phiaton PS 20
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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Phiaton PS 20 vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN
Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is Phiaton PS 20 better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 277g lighter
    13gvs290g
  • 1 Ohms lower impedance
    31 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Phiaton PS 20?

  • 18000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs22000Hz
  • 10Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs15Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    103dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Phiaton PS 20
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.weight

13g

290g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

3.has a detachable cable
Phiaton PS 20
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
Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.has an in-ear form
Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

6.has included ear pads
Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

15Hz

5Hz

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

22000Hz

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.sound pressure level

101dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

4.driver unit size

14.36mm

40mm

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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Phiaton PS 20
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.

6.impedance

31 Ohms

32 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Phiaton PS 20
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Phiaton PS 20
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
Phiaton PS 20
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.can be used as a headset
Phiaton PS 20
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.

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