88points

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

51points

Westone Westone 1

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Westone Westone 1
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Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT vs Sony MDR-100ABN vs Westone Westone 1

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT
Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1

Why is Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT better than Sony MDR-100ABN & Westone Westone 1?

  • Impedance
    18 Ohmsvs32,27 Ohms
  • Has an over-the-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT & Westone Westone 1?

  • Lowest frequency
    5Hzvs18,20Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Westone Westone 1 better than Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT & Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Sound pressure level
    122dB/mWvs113,103dB/mW
  • Has a tangle free cable
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

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

2.has stereo speakers
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.can be folded
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

4.has an over-the-ear form
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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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.

5.has a tangle free cable
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

22000Hz

40000Hz

16000Hz

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

18Hz

5Hz

20Hz

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
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.impedance

18 Ohms

32 Ohms

27 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
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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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.sound pressure level

113dB/mW

103dB/mW

122dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

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Power

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

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

3.has a removable battery
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay H9i

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1

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.

4.Has WiFi
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Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1

The device can connect to WiFi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

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Features

1.can be used as a headset
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Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1

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.

2.control panel placed on a device
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Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
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Sony MDR-100ABN
Westone Westone 1

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

For example

Microsoft Surface Headphones

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