36points

Sennheiser CX 985

88points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Sennheiser CX 985
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Sennheiser CX 985 vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
36
points
88
points

Why is Sennheiser CX 985 better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form
  • Has a straight plug

Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Sennheiser CX 985?

  • 8Hz lower low-frequency
    8Hzvs16Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 9 Ohms lower impedance
    23 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

4.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

5.has included ear pads
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.travel bag is included
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

24000Hz

22000Hz

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

2.lowest frequency

16Hz

8Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

4.impedance

32 Ohms

23 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

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

5.has a noise canceling microphone
Sennheiser CX 985
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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