59points

Philips Fidelio M1MKII

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Philips Fidelio M1MKII
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Philips Fidelio M1MKII vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is Philips Fidelio M1MKII better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 16 Ohms lower impedance
    16 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has a straight plug
  • Sweat resistant

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Philips Fidelio M1MKII?

  • 12000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs28000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs6Hz
  • 271g lighter
    290gvs561g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
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 a detachable cable
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
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.

3.weight

561g

290g

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4.can be folded
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.has a tangle free cable
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

6.sweat resistant
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

28000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

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120000Hz

2.lowest frequency

6Hz

5Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

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1Hz

3.sound pressure level

107dB/mW

103dB/mW

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

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144dB/mW

4.has a neodymium magnet
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
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.

5.driver unit size

40mm

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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106mm

6.impedance

16 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.

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4 Ohms

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
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
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
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
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
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
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
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.

3.has an in-line control panel
Philips Fidelio M1MKII
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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8

5.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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