40points

Sennheiser HD 820

66points

Sony MDR-Z1R

Sennheiser HD 820
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29 facts in comparison

Sennheiser HD 820 vs Sony MDR-Z1R

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
40
points
Sennheiser HD 820
66
points
Sony MDR-Z1R

Why is Sennheiser HD 820 better than Sony MDR-Z1R?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • Has stereo speakers
    ?
  • 3dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    103dB/mWvs100dB/mW
  • 25g lighter
    360gvs385g
  • Has a straight plug
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-Z1R better than Sennheiser HD 820?

  • 72000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    120000Hzvs48000Hz
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs6Hz
  • 236 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    64 Ohmsvs300 Ohms
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise control)
    ?
  • Has a detachable cable
    ?
  • Has a neodymium magnet
    ?
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
    ?
  • Has an L-shaped plug
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
?

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
2.has an over-the-ear form
?

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.

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
3.has a detachable cable
?

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

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
4.sweat resistant
?

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

For example

Skullcandy Sesh

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
5.weight
?

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

360g

385g

6.travel bag is included
?

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

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
?

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

48000Hz

120000Hz

2.lowest frequency
?

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

6Hz

4Hz

3.sound pressure level
?

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

103dB/mW

100dB/mW

4.has passive noise reduction
?

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

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
5.impedance
?

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

300 Ohms

64 Ohms

6.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
?

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.

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R

Power

1.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
?

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
?

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

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
?

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.

For example

Sony WH-1000XM3

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
4.Has Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

For example

Meters OV-1 Bluetooth

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R

Features

1.can be used as a headset
?

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for apps that require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones, etc.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
2.control panel placed on a device
?

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.

For example

Beats Solo Pro

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R
3.has an in-line control panel
?

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

For example

Monoprice Monolith M650

Sennheiser HD 820
Sony MDR-Z1R

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