88points

Sony MDR-100ABN

53points

Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O
88
points
53
points

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Sony MDR-AS700BT/O?

  • 15Hz lower low-frequency
    5Hzvs20Hz
  • Has stereo speakers
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Travel bag is included
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a rechargeable battery

Why is Sony MDR-AS700BT/O better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 133g lighter
    157gvs290g
  • Has an in-line control panel

Top specs and features

Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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

3.weight

290g

157g

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4.can be folded
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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

5.travel bag is included
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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

6.has an L-shaped plug
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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.

Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

20000Hz

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

5Hz

20Hz

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 a neodymium magnet
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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

4.has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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.driver unit size

40mm

30mm

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

Power

1.has a battery level indicator
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

2.Bluetooth version

4.1

3

Best

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC900BT

5

3.has a 3.5mm male connector
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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

4.supports Bluetooth pairing using NFC
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

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-AS700BT/O

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 an in-line control panel
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony MDR-AS700BT/O

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

4.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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