43points

Sol Republic Tracks HD

87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

Sol Republic Tracks HD
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Sony MDR-100ABN
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Sol Republic Tracks HD vs Sony MDR-100ABN

Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

Why is Sol Republic Tracks HD better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Weather sealed

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Sol Republic Tracks HD?

  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly

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Design

1.has a detachable cable
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.travel bag is included
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

5.has an L-shaped plug
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.

6.has an on-ear form
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

This device comfortably rests on top of your outer ears. As it doesn't block out everything from the outside world, it's preferred in places like office environments and recommended for outdoor activities.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

20000Hz

40000Hz

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

20Hz

5Hz

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
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

4.has a neodymium magnet
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

5.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

6.driver unit size

40mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Audeze LCD2 Classic

106mm

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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 Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.can be used as a headset
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.has an in-line control panel
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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

3.control panel placed on a device
Sol Republic Tracks HD
Sony MDR-100ABN

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.

4.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

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