87points

Sony MDR-100ABN

66points

Sony XBA-BT75

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Sony MDR-100ABN vs Sony XBA-BT75

Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75

Why is Sony MDR-100ABN better than Sony XBA-BT75?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Can be folded
  • Has an L-shaped plug
  • Has a 3.5mm male connector
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • Has an on-ear form

Why is Sony XBA-BT75 better than Sony MDR-100ABN?

  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    3Hzvs5Hz
  • Has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
  • 24 Ohms lower impedance
    8 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 250g lighter
    40gvs290g
  • 5dB/mW higher sound pressure level
    108dB/mWvs103dB/mW
  • Has included ear pads
  • Has an in-ear form

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Design

1.has stereo speakers
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75

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 XBA-BT75

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

40g

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3g

4.can be folded
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75

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

5.has an in-ear form
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75

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.

6.has included ear pads
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

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Sound quality

1.highest frequency

40000Hz

28000Hz

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

3Hz

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-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75

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

108dB/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 XBA-BT75

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

8 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 XBA-BT75

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

2.has a rechargeable battery
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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Connectivity

1.Can be used wirelessly
Sony MDR-100ABN
Sony XBA-BT75

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 XBA-BT75

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 XBA-BT75

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 XBA-BT75

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 XBA-BT75

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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