45points

Sol Republic Relays

89points

Sony MDR-1000X

Sol Republic Relays
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Sol Republic Relays vs Sony MDR-1000X

Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X

Why is Sol Republic Relays better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 261.6g lighter
    13.4gvs275g
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Has included ear pads
  • Sweat resistant
  • Has an in-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Sol Republic Relays?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a rechargeable battery

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Sony MDR-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 an over-the-ear form
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X

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

13.4g

275g

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4.has a detachable cable
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X

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

5.has an in-ear form
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-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.can be folded
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Sony MDR-1000X

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.

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Sound quality

1.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X

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

2.has a neodymium magnet
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-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.

3.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-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.

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-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
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-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.

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Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-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.

2.has an in-line control panel
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X

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

3.can be used as a headset
Sol Republic Relays
Sony MDR-1000X

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.

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