89points

Sony MDR-1000X

67points

Sony MDR-1RNC

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Sony MDR-1000X vs Sony MDR-1RNC

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
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Sony MDR-1000X
67
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Sony MDR-1RNC

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Sony MDR-1RNC?

  • 16000Hz higher high-frequency
    ?

    40000Hzvs24000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    ?

    4Hzvs5Hz
  • 6 Ohms lower impedance
    ?

    46 Ohmsvs52 Ohms
  • 55g lighter
    275gvs330g
  • Can be used as a headset
    ?
  • Can be used wirelessly
    ?
  • Can be folded
    ?
  • Control panel placed on a device
    ?

Why is Sony MDR-1RNC better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • 10.2mm bigger driver unit
    ?

    50mmvs39.8mm
  • Has an in-line control panel
    ?
  • Has a battery level indicator
    ?

Price comparison

Design

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

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
2.has an over-the-ear form
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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.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
3.has a detachable cable
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With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
4.weight
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Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

275g

330g

5.can be folded
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Foldable devices are easier to transport and take up less storage space.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
6.travel bag is included
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The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC

Sound quality

1.highest frequency
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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

40000Hz

24000Hz

2.lowest frequency
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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

4Hz

5Hz

3.sound pressure level
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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

103dB/mW

4.impedance
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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

46 Ohms

52 Ohms

5.has active noise cancelling (noise control)
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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.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
6.has a neodymium magnet
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Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
2.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
3.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

For example

Jaybird Run XT

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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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.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC

Features

1.can be used as a headset
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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.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
2.control panel placed on a device
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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.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC
3.has an in-line control panel
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There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-1RNC

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