45points

Sennheiser HD 700

60points

Sony MDR-Z7

Sennheiser HD 700
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Sony MDR-Z7
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Sennheiser HD 700 vs Sony MDR-Z7

Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

Why is Sennheiser HD 700 better than Sony MDR-Z7?

  • 65g lighter
    270gvs335g
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has a straight plug
  • Has an open-back design

Why is Sony MDR-Z7 better than Sennheiser HD 700?

  • 56000Hz higher high-frequency
    100000Hzvs44000Hz
  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs8Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 80 Ohms lower impedance
    70 Ohmsvs150 Ohms
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 30mm bigger driver unit
    70mmvs40mm
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

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 an over-the-ear form
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

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.

3.weight

270g

335g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

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

5.has included ear pads
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has a straight plug
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

8Hz

4Hz

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

44000Hz

100000Hz

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.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

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

4.sound pressure level

105dB/mW

102dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

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

150 Ohms

70 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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Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser HD 700
Sony MDR-Z7

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

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