69points
45points

Sony MDR-1000X

76points
79points

Sony WH-CH700N

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
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Cost-effectiveness winner
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43 facts in comparison

Sony MDR-1000X vs Sony WH-CH700N

Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N

Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than Sony WH-CH700N?

  • 16Hz lower low-frequency
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    4Hzvs20Hz
  • 20000Hz higher high-frequency
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    40000Hzvs20000Hz
  • 6dB/mW higher sound pressure level
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    103dB/mWvs97dB/mW
  • Can be folded
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  • Travel bag is included
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Why is Sony WH-CH700N better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Has passive noise reduction
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  • 15h longer battery life
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    35hvs20h
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
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    22 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 0.1 newer Bluetooth version
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    4.1vs4
  • 0.2mm bigger driver unit
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    40mmvs39.8mm
  • 35g lighter
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    240gvs275g
  • Has a battery level indicator
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  • Has Bluetooth aptX
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Price comparison

Sony WH-CH700N

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$49.97

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$88.99
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$94.05
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$101.65
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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
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
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
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
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
4.sweat resistance
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
5.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
6.weight

275g

240g

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.

Sound quality

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

40000Hz

20000Hz

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
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
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

103dB/mW

97dB/mW

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
6.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
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

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.
2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.has a removable battery
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
4.Has Bluetooth aptX
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
Bluetooth aptX is an audio codec used for transmitting hi-resolution audio wirelessly from Bluetooth-enabled devices. Developed by Qualcomm, the aptX audio technology includes variations such as aptX HD, aptX Low Latency, and aptX Adaptive.
5.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
6.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
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.has a noise-canceling microphone
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
3.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
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.Has an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.
5.Has voice prompts
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
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.
6.has voice commands
Sony MDR-1000X
Sony WH-CH700N
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Price comparison

Sony WH-CH700N

Buy used:

$49.97

ProductStorePrice
Sony WH-CH700N AmazonSony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling ...Sony WH-CH700N Wireless Noise Canceling Over-the-Ear Headphones - Black (Renewed)
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$88.99
Sony WH-CH700N aliexpressUSED SONY CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Nois...USED SONY CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones - WH-CH700N 98%new
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$94.05
Sony WH-CH700N aliexpressUSED SONY CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Nois...USED SONY CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones - WH-CH700N 98%new
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$101.65
Sony WH-CH700N aliexpressSONY CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise Can...SONY CH700N Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones - WH-CH700N
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$170.05
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$9.12
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$14.66

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