87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

80points

Sony MDR-1RBT

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Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR-1RBT

Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Sony MDR-1RBT?

  • 7g lighter
    290gvs297g
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be used as a headset
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony MDR-1RBT better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 40000Hz higher high-frequency
    80000Hzvs40000Hz
  • 1Hz lower low-frequency
    4Hzvs5Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 8 Ohms lower impedance
    24 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 2dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    105dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has an over-the-ear form
  • Has a tangle free cable

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
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Sony MDR-1RBT

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-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.weight

290g

297g

Best

Sony MDR-EX150AP

3g

4.has a detachable cable
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

5.can be folded
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

6.has a tangle free cable
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.

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Sound quality

1.lowest frequency

5Hz

4Hz

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

2.highest frequency

40000Hz

80000Hz

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

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

105dB/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.has a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

6.impedance

32 Ohms

24 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

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Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

3

Best

RHA TrueConnect

5

3.maximum Bluetooth range

10m

10m

The device can connect at a greater distance via Bluetooth or infrared to another device.

Best

Fiil Canviis Pro

100m

4.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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

5.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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-100ABN
Sony MDR-1RBT

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.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Parrot Zik Sport

8

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