92points

Sony MDR-1000X

50points

SoundMagic HP150

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Sony MDR-1000X vs SoundMagic HP150

Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150
92
points
50
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Why is Sony MDR-1000X better than SoundMagic HP150?

  • 6Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs10Hz
  • 13g lighter
    275gvs288g
  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Can be used wirelessly
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector

Why is SoundMagic HP150 better than Sony MDR-1000X?

  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 14 Ohms lower impedance
    32 Ohmsvs46 Ohms
  • 13.2mm bigger driver unit
    53mmvs39.8mm
  • Has a straight plug

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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 a detachable cable
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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

3.has an over-the-ear form
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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.

4.weight

275g

288g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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

6.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

30000Hz

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

10Hz

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
SoundMagic HP150

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
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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.impedance

46 Ohms

32 Ohms

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

6.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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.

Power

1.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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

3.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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.

Features

1.control panel placed on a device
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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
Sony MDR-1000X
SoundMagic HP150

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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