53points

Sennheiser IE 80

62points

Sony WI-1000X

Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
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21 facts in comparison

Sennheiser IE 80 vs Sony WI-1000X

Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X

Why is Sennheiser IE 80 better than Sony WI-1000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
    ?
  • 24dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    ?

    125dB/mWvs101dB/mW
  • Has a neodymium magnet
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  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
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  • 66g lighter
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    5gvs71g
  • 0.2m longer cable
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    1.2mvs1m

Why is Sony WI-1000X better than Sennheiser IE 80?

  • 7Hz lower low-frequency
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    3Hzvs10Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • Has active noise cancellation (noise control)
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  • Can be used as a headset
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  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • Has a rechargeable battery
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  • Control panel placed on a device
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  • Has voice prompts
    ?

Price comparison

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
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 IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
3.weight

5g

71g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.travel bag is included
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
5.has an in-ear form
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
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.
6.cable length

1.2m

1m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

10Hz

3Hz

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

20000Hz

40000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
3.has passive noise reduction
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
4.has active noise cancellation (noise control)
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
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.
5.sound pressure level

125dB/mW

101dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
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 IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
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.can be used as a headset
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
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.
2.control panel placed on a device
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
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 voice prompts
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
With voice prompts, you will automatically receive information via audio messages – for instance, you may find out that the battery is running low, and it's time to recharge the device.
4.has voice commands
Sennheiser IE 80
Sony WI-1000X
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

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