Sony MDR-100ABNAudio-Technica ATH-EW9Yurbuds Explore Talk
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Top 8%
Top 48%708 points
Top 48%
Top 60%541 points
Top 60%
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
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Yurbuds Explore Talk
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Top specs and features

Sony MDR-100ABN vs Audio-Technica ATH-EW9 vs Yurbuds Explore Talk: 27 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
40000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
24000Hz
20000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
5Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
14Hz
20Hz

3. weight

290g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
33g
141g

4. has a neodymium magnet

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-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
34% have it

5. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
70% have it

6. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
24% have it

7. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
39% have it

8. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
32% have it

9. can be used as a headset

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-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
40% have it

10. has stereo speakers

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-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
78% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
40mm
Audeze LCD2 Classic: 106mm
28mm
15mm

12. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
19% have it

13. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
41% have it

14. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
51% have it

15. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
63% have it

16. control panel placed on a device

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-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
16% have it

17. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

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-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
12% have it

18. has an L-shaped plug

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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
31% have it

19. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
11% have it

20. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
84% have it

21. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
10% have it

22. has an on-ear form

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.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
23% have it

23. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1.2m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.6m
1.2m

24. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
12% have it

25. has an in-ear form

The in-ear device is ultracompact and lightweight, with little or no interference with earrings, spectacles, hats, or hairstyles. It is inserted in the ear canal itself and blocks out a lot of environmental noise. It has stronger bass tones and is unlikely to fall out of the ear.
Sony MDR-100ABN
Audio-Technica ATH-EW9
Yurbuds Explore Talk
33% have it

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