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Sony MDR-1000X

87points

Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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Sony MDR-1000X vs Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-ZX770BN
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Sony MDR-ZX770BN?

  • 4Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs8Hz
  • Can be folded

Why is Sony MDR-ZX770BN better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 23 Ohms lower impedance
    23 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 30g lighter
    245gvs275g
  • 0.2mm bigger driver unit
    40mmvs39.8mm
  • Has a noise canceling microphone

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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.

2.has an over-the-ear form
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.has a detachable cable
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

4.weight

275g

245g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

6.travel bag is included
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

22000Hz

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

4Hz

8Hz

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
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

4.sound pressure level

103dB/mW

98dB/mW

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

Best

AKG K553 Pro

144dB/mW

5.driver unit size

39.8mm

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

6.has a neodymium magnet
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

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Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.can be used as a headset
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

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.

3.has a noise canceling microphone
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Sony MDR-ZX770BN

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

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