18 facts in comparison
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience. Show more
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.
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.
The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble. Show more
The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass. Show more
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
Monoprice Monolith M1570
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.
Audio Technica ATH-ANC300TW
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.